Material Science: Magnetic Particle & Liquid Penetrant Testing Certificate

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: Fall and spring quarters

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.

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

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
MS 115 Intro to Report Forms Writing 3
MS 120 Introduction to Codes & Specifications 2
MS 125 Fundamentals of Metallurgy 5
MS 130 Manufacturing Processes 5
MS 135 Principles of Troubleshooting 3
NDT 110 Introduction to NDT 3
NDT 115 NDT Welding 3
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 42