Why Choose This Program?

Washing clothes. Taking a shower. Getting a drink of water. Running through a sprinkler. All of these activities share one expectation. When the water is turned on, it’s going to be there. This is something we take for granted every day, thanks to the expertise and care of those in the plumbing field. And when plumbing isn’t working, we rely on the quick response of these same individuals.

A plumbing degree provides the skills and know-how to efficiently, safely, and effectively move water where it needs to go. This may mean moving horizontally across a single story home or vertically up 15 floors in an apartment building.

Want career flexibility? With a plumbing degree, you can put your skills to work in construction, as a service technician, pipefitter, or sprinkler fitter, and in facility maintenance. You can even own your own company.

Looking for a smart career move? Consider plumbing technologies.

Skills Acquired

  •  Blueprint Reading
  • Estimating plumbing jobs
  • Knowledge of MN code
  • Problem solving
  • Soldering and brazing

Career Choices in Plumbing

Types of Careers

  • Plumber construction
  • Plumber service technician
  • Pipefitter
  • Sprinkler fitter
  • Maintenance

Projected Job Growth

19.1% State wide

Average State Pay

$33.21 / hour  

Clubs & Organizations

Plumbing Club

Accreditations & Credentials

MN Dept. of Labor and Industry



Contact Info

320.308.5000 or 1.800.222.1009

1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303