Published:
Tuesday, March 30th 2021

Corrosion Technology program will hold free information sessions for potential students

Kilgore College Corrosion Technology will hold free information sessions – both in-person and virtually – for anyone interested in pursuing a degree in corrosion technology.

Information session dates/times:

  • April 19: Virtual Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • June 21: In-person meeting, 10 a.m.
  • June 21: Virtual meeting, 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: In-person meeting, 10 a.m.
  • Aug. 2: Virtual meeting, 6 p.m.

Representatives from the Corrosion Technology program will be at the information sessions to field any questions potential students might have.

The Corrosion Technology program offers two degree paths with the Certificate of Completion (one-year program), and the Associate of Applied Science (two-year program).

Students are introduced to the forms and mechanisms of corrosion, common mitigations methods, and testing/monitoring methods, with an emphasis on the pipeline industry and associated regulations.

Upon graduation, students are prepared to enter the corrosion industry with a sound foundation that can lead to a successful career as a corrosion technician.

Graduates can earn starting salaries of $35-$50K per year.

For in-person sessions, attendees must follow all CDC guidelines and face coverings are required.

To register for one of the information sessions, click here.

In-person sessions will be held in the Whitten Applied Technology Center on the Kilgore campus.

For more information, contact Kenya Ray, program director, at (903) 988-7576 or kray@kilgore.edu.

More information on the program is available at www.kilgore.edu/corrosion.