Associate of Applied Science in Welding

Earl Nymeyer - Professor, Welding
Don Whitaker Automotive Technology Center
Room 103
Phone: (575) 492-2868


Program Description

The welding curriculum is designed to meet the minimum skill standards established by the American Welding Society (AWS) for entry-level welders. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the various phases of welding and cutting. Also, the program provides technical training to meet the demands of the welding industry and the needs of the individual.

Associate of Applied Science in Welding


Certificate in Welding


Career and Advancement Opportunities

Entry-level welders are employed in a wide range of industries that use welding and welding-related tasks.


Fifteen credit hours of the last 30 credit hours must be earned at NMJC; a minimum GPA of 2.00 is required. All courses, other than General Education Requirements, must be completed with a "C" or better. Students should consult with a counselor or advisor for possible degree revisions and for proper sequential order of degree completion.