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The welding AAS degree is designed to provide an advanced career pathway in manufacturing, specific to the field of welding technology. It will prepare you for employment at an intermediate to advanced welding or fabrication technologist. In the program, you will develop skills used in the welding industry. This program covers GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SMAW, and OXY/Fuel welding process.

This degree is part of the Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership – MnAMP.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Demonstrate proper welder use and safety
  • Welding print reading & interpreting symbols
  • Demonstrate various weld transfers
  • Demonstrate fabrication layout
  • GMAW (gas metal arc welding)
  • GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding)

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The welding AAS degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Production worker
  • Fabricator
  • Maintenance welder
  • Auto welder
  • Assembler

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Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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