Gainful Employment Disclosure: Welding Technology Certificate

Dunwoody College of Technology – Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Welding Technology Certificate

Names and Links to Descriptions of Potential Occupations

Q:  What types of jobs would this program prepare me for?

A:  Below are the titles of possible occupations associated with this training program.  A link to the Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (www.onetonline) is provided for each occupation.

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters

Solderers and Brazers

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

Cost Information

Q:  How much will this program cost me? 

A:  Total Estimated Cost for 2014-2015

including tuition books and fees $20,755

(NOTE:  Books and fees represent $2245 of the total cost indicated above)

Actual costs may vary depending upon the specific program and the courses taken.


Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?

A:  In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates may use loans to finance their education.  The median debt for program graduates:

The Median Load Debt for this program in 2013-2014 was $8946. 


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?

A:  The program is designed to take 2 semesters to complete following the sequence and credit load established for the program. Should the student choose to take a less credits per semester or change their program, the time frame may be longer.

The on-time graduation rate for students of this program in academic year 2013-2014 is 64.29%.

Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

A:  The job placement rate academic year 2012-2013 graduates of this program is at 100% for job related employment.