May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Explosives Technician, Certificate of Completion


School of Math, Science & Engineering (MSE)

Students completing this certificate will be prepared for employment as interns at Sandia National Lab and Los Alamos National Lab. They will have the hands on skills necessary to work under the direction of research scientists in prepping and executing experiments related to explosives technology. Completion of the certificate will serve as the credential necessary for an internship and will advance students down the path to earning their A.S. in Engineering.

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Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is an: Certificate of Completion
  • This educational option can be completed: Part-Time
  • This educational option is designed for: Students pursuing their A.S. in Engineering who want to have credentials for an internship at Sandia National Lab or Los Alamos National Lab.
  • This educational option can be started: Anytime
  • Primary course location: Main Campus

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Special Requirements

Criminal Background

Students may need to pay for a drug screening and a criminal background check prior to employment at Sandia National Laboratory or Los Alamos National Laboratory

Information for people with felony convictions

A felony conviction may prevent employment. A criminal background check may be performed prior to employment at Sandia National Laboratory or Los Alamos National Laboratory

Approximate Cost insert  

Educational Opportunities

Students completing this certificate may continue their educational path, earning an A.S. in Engineering

Career Opportunities

Students completing this certificate will be prepared for employment as interns at Sandia National Lab and Los Alamos National Lab.

Ten Year Rule for CTE Courses

Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Certificate: 34


Notes


* Required for the Explosives Technician Certificate of Completion

** Required for Engineering, Associate of Science Degree

*** The Explosive Technology & Safety Course, taught by Sandia Engineers, will be a 3 credit hour special topics course (ENGR 2996)