Welding Program at The University of Montana

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Welding Program

The welding program at The University of Montana prepares students for careers as welding engineers, manufacturing engineers, application engineers, sales engineers, and project engineer or manager. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Program course include: arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding process and heat treating, structural design, safety, and codes and standards. Get more details below including other Montana colleges that offer welding program.

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Students Enrolled in the Welding Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. The University of Montana has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award2
Associate's Degree5

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male7
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White6

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Welding program at The University of Montana, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Description

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welders, cutters, and welder fitters employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Missoula, MT
    • Total Employment: 100
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.25
    • Average Annual Salary: $37,960

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Description

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.6% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Welding Programs in Montana

Welding programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Helena College University of Montana

Helena, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) (C,A)
  • Metal Fabricator (C,A)

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C,A)
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) (C,A)
  • Metal Fabricator (C,A)

Great Falls College - MSU

Great Falls, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Montana State University - Northern

Havre, MT
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Montana State University - Billings

Billings, MT
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sheet Metal Technology (A)
  • Welding (A)

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Harlem, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (A)

Fort Peck Community College

Poplar, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Dawson Community College

Glendive, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (C,A)

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