Welding

Welding Degrees

Welders specialize in fabricating products by joining together metals. A simple concept—however, welding careers have become increasingly complex over time, especially in recent years. Welders are also in high demand, leading to incredible salary opportunities. A career in welding can involve working on a wide variety of projects. Vehicles like cars, trucks, rail cars, ships, aircrafts and rockets. Construction projects like buildings, bridges and highways. Pipelines, wind turbines, solar panels—the list goes on.

Whether you like working indoors, outdoors, traveling or working close to home, careers in welding can fit your needs.

Eligible Programs

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Lake Area Technical College

  • Welding Technology – 1 Year Program, Diploma
  • Welding Technology – 2 Year Program, AAS Degree

Mitchell Technical College

  • Welding & Manufacturing Technology – 1 Year Program, Diploma
  • Welding & Manufacturing Technology – 2 Year Program, AAS Degree

Southeast Technical College

  • Welding – 1 Year Program, Diploma

Western Dakota Technical Institute

  • Welding & Fabrication – 1 Year Program, Diploma
  • Welding & Fabrication – 2 Year Program, AAS Degree
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