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    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
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    Nondestructive Testing Tech student testing
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Nondestructive Testing Tech
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
     

Nondestructive Testing Technology

  • Welcome

    SCC's Nondestructive Testing Technology program prepares students for exciting careers in the testing and examination industry. In its simplest form, NDT is the examination of a part without destroying its usefulness. NDT has applications to a wealth of industries.

    Overview

    SCC’s Nondestructive Testing Technology program prepares students for careers in product testing, consulting, and inspection careers in engineering and quality assurance areas of industry. NDT graduates use non-invasive inspection methods such as ultrasound, radiography, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and visual inspection techniques to test a component or structure to determine if the component is acceptable for use or service. NDT is used both as a service as well as being an integral part of manufacturing in many different industries such as aircraft and aerospace, power generation, chemical and petrochemical, bridge and building fabrication/erection, independent testing laboratories, electronics and microelectronics, civilian defense and enlisted military, general manufacturing companies, historical renovation, infrastructure construction and maintenance, automotive, rail, marine, and large ship construction.

    Mission

    The mission of the Nondestructive Testing Technology program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level technicians within the many diversified industries that NDT serves.

    Employment Outlook

    Recent graduates report an average annual starting salary of $43,264.

    Starting Term(s)

    Fall and Spring Semesters.

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