Welding Engineering Technology/Technician Major

A Welding Engineering Technology/Technician major/degree program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the design and engineering of welding and joining systems and the implementation of welding processes.

Includes instruction in materials science; computer-aided design; welding design; welding processes; welding metallurgy; automation and robotics; and codes, inspections, testing, and quality assurance.

What can you do with a major/degree in Welding Engineering Technology/Technician?

An associate degree is recommended to enter this career field.  Career opportunities likely include (but are not exclusive to) technologist or technician roles in manufacturing engineering, applications engineering, and welding engineering.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Welding Engineering Technology/Technician

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Welding Engineering Technology/Technician