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 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.00
Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.06
Solderers and Brazers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.07
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4122.00
Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Q: How much will this program cost me?
A: Total Estimated Cost for 2012-2013
including tuition books and fees $17,601
(NOTE: Books and fees represent $1980 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:
For the summer, fall and winter quarters 2011-2012
Federal Loans $13,552
Private Loans $ 3,250
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.
On-time graduation rate for academic year 2011-2012 graduates is 75%.
Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A: The job placement rate academic year 2010-2011 graduates of this program is at 95% for job related employment.