Students will study hands-on Welding Technology, which includes blueprint reading, mathematics, metallurgy and other general course work. Classes include classroom and lab time. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be eligible for entry level employment in a variety of industrial careers.
The CNM Metals Technology, Associate of Applied Science Welding Concentration coursework may be transferable to a 4-year degree program. CNM currently has transfer agreements with a number of universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Career Opportunities in Welding
Employment prospects for graduates with associate degrees in welding are generally good. Available jobs include construction, energy and manufacturing. This degree prepares graduates for career advancement and increased earning potential.
Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites
Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA, placement exam scores, or specific course work.