Welding Technology (CER)

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

  1. This program will prepare students for the following occupations:
    1. SOC Code 51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
    2. SOC Code 51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  2. Program Costs*:
    1. Tuition and Fees for the entire program = $5,451
    2. Books and Supplies = $923.30 required / $6,365 recommended
      *These costs are totaled for the entire program including all 36 credit hours over 12 months.
  3. During the 2012-13 academic year, there were a total of 14 technical certificate graduates of this program and 2 completed the program on time in 12 months or less; the percentage of students completing this program on time is Column 14.29%.
  4. Within six months of graduation, survey results indicate 64.29% of WLD graduates surveyed are employed, and 57.14% of WLD graduates surveyed have jobs in their field of study.
  5. The median Federal Title IV loan debt incurred by students who complete this program is $6,829.
  6. The median private educational loan debt incurred by students who complete this program is $0.
  7. No institutional finance plans are available for this program.


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