Precision Production Trades Majors and Degree Programs

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Man grinding metal in shop If you’re not quite sure what you want to do when you grow up, but you know you like to work with your hands, pursuing a major or advanced degree program in precision production trades may be just what you’re looking for. Students and professionals who complete a program in this area of study will prepare themselves for a career in a specific trade. Upon graduation they’ll be prepared for entry level career positions in their chose field of study. Best of all, and unlike students pursuing non-tangible degrees, skilled precision production trade professionals develop real-world skills and abilities that will provide them a good job.

Students in this general program learn how to use precision tools and techniques to craft products from leather, metal, and wood. Course work may include welding, tool-and-die making, furniture design, and leather repair, among other topics.

Select a concentration below to explore various precision production trades majors and view colleges and universities offering majors and degree programs in shoe repair, upholstery, machine tool technology, ironworking, metal fabrication, woodworking, furniture design, cabinetmaking, welding technology, sheet metal technology and more.