Become a Student

Contact the Program Director

Bryce W. Bond

Faculty Chair - Residential Faculty - Electrical, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


Office: TC 50 - Room: TC 204

This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology

Working with your hands and learning a trade like welding will never go out of style. If you agree and want to become a member of the welding industry, consider joining our extensive program where future jobs for you might include welder, cutter, solderer, and brazer.

You’ll learn the ropes of Oxy-Fuel welding (OFW) and cutting (OFC), as well as Shielded Metal Arc welding (SMAW) processes under the guidance of our experienced instructors. You’ll gain the skills required to work with modern industrial welding equipment using advanced welding practices. Covered techniques include Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).

Don’t wait. Make it happen and join the Welding program today.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Welding program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Fundamentals
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Gas Metal / Flux Cored Arc Welding (GMAW)/(FCAW)
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Ferrous
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Non-Ferrous
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Pipe
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Plate

Associate Degree

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Welding program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Welding

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Welding program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Lightcast using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Lightcast’s proprietary analytical processes. Lightcast’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Connect with an Advisor

Become a Student

Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to connect with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Resources For You

Get credit for your industry training. MCC offers Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for students with existing industry certifications, licenses, and approved corporate training. Access the form below and attach proof of training/certification when you submit your request. Please note, in order to access and complete the PLA form, you must be an active MCC student and have an MEID.

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