Material Science: Magnetic Particle & Liquid Penetrant Testing Certificate

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Provides foundational knowledge related to nondestructive testing (NDT) and offers the opportunity to gain hands-on training in the NDT methods of magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, and visual inspection.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2-3

Estimated Cost: $3,767.20

Admission Dates: By instructor permission

Prerequisites: COMPASS Reading 68 and Writing 33, or successful completion of ENG 82, and successful completion of MAT 82 by the end of the first quarter of the program or Instructor approval.

Program Length: The certificate program is two to three quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates: Instructor permission.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission and COMPASS score of 68 in reading and 33 in writing, or successful completion of ENG 082, and successful completion of MAT 082 by the end of the first quarter of the program.

Program Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
NDT 108 Introduction to NDT 5
NDT 113 Materials and Process for NDT I 5
NDT 121 Materials and Process for NDT II 5
NDT 120 Visual and Optical Testing 5
NDT 125 Magnetic Particle Testing 5
NDT 130 Liquid Penetrant Testing 5
NDT 240CAP Capstone Project 3
  Total Credits for Certificate 33