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 Welding Technology, Associate of Applied Science 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.
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.
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.