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Manufacturing Engineering Technology: Welding Emphasis

What You Will Learn

The program has six main areas of study: welding and manufacturing, design and structural, metallurgical, quality assurance, electrical and management.

Learn how to set up welding quality systems with procedures and qualifications.

Use state-of-the-art welding equipment, including welding robot, in hands-on labs where you receive training to complement classroom instruction.

Graduates are involved in the concept, design, engineering, and metallurgy of weldments and implementation of welding processes in any manufacturing or technical industry.


Starting Salaries

Starting salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level. Associate's degree graduates can expect to receive starting salaries from
$42,500 on average with up to $50,000 per year with experience. Bachelor's degree graduates typically receive offers starting at $65,000.
Some bachelor degree graduates with industry experience have received offers of $70,000 plus. 

Employment Opportunities

Bachelor's degree graduates are hired as field engineers, tooling engineers, production engineers and quality personnel for companies
such as AutoLiv, Boeing, Beckton Dickinson, Lockheed Martin, Parker Hannifin and Thiokol, as well as a variety of small companies.
Associate's degree graduates are qualified for a variety of positions in industry, particularly in machining,
inspection and other manufacturing related jobs. 
For employment information please contact Kim Ealy.