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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Carpentry program prepares the student with skills and knowledge for a career in residential carpentry. The program coursework will provide the student with a mix of technical and general education, theory and hands-on learning experiences. The student in this program progresses from basic skills to those required of a carpenter. General areas of study include building codes, blueprint reading and sketching, estimating, site layout, concrete, framing, interior and exterior finish, cabinet making and installation, and decks. The Carpentry diploma program provides graduates with skills required of a carpenter in a variety of building construction settings common in both rural and metropolitan areas.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Carpenters

  • Median wage: $21.74/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529