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Associate of Science in Firearms Technology

SDI’s unique Associate of Science in Firearms Technology Degree program offers our students the opportunity to learn about the firearms industry and gain a coveted credential, all without having to travel or relocate. This 60-semester-hour program is the most comprehensive of all the School of Firearms Technology programs, and is only of only a handful of firearms degree programs in the nation.

Advanced Gunsmithing Certificate

For students looking to hone their gunsmithing skills, learn the techniques needed to operate a gunsmithing business, gain a valuable credential or expand their hobby into a career, the School of Firearms Technology’s Advanced Gunsmithing Certificate is a perfect fit.

Advanced Armorer Courses

SDI’s Advanced Armorer Courses offer our student ways to specialize and expand their skill set. Pick one or complete all three—the programs come with important tools and materials and can be taken as a stand-alone course or as a part of your Advanced Gunsmithing Certificate or Associate of Science in Firearms Technology degree program.

Ballistics and Reloading Certificate

The Certificate of Reloading & Ballistics combines SDI’s tried and true curriculum with additional info from our partners at Gun Digest to give you a comprehensive course that covers ballistics, reloading, casting and swaging.