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Learn What You Love
Work on topics you’re passionate about to become a future industry professional
Get Your Hands Dirty
Get coursework with hands-on components to drive home what you’re learning
Develop Your Skills
Learn gunsmithing techniques and practices, shooting sports management, and more
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School of Firearms Technology
Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI) is an online school that helps students learn the skills and techniques they’ll need to be successful in the firearms and unmanned technology industries. SDI is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
Why Choose SDI?
- Learn the skills needed to elevate your career success.
- Learn the industry of firearms service, sales, and repair, and apply basic managerial practices to a firearms-related business.
- Learn from a faculty of professionals with decades of industry experience.
SDI offers unique online programs to help students achieve their goals:
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY DEGREE is a 60-credit-hour comprehensive degree program. It offers SDI students the opportunity to gain a complete understanding of firearms technology and how to navigate the unique and exciting firearms industry.
CERTIFICATE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY – GUNSMITHING program provides students with an overview of gunsmithing techniques and practices, shooting sports management, and more in a 32-credit-hour program.
CERTIFICATE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY – HANDGUN SPECIALIST is a 16-credit program that provides intensive insight into handgun technology and advanced gunsmithing skills.
YOUR JOURNEY TOWARDS AN EXCITING CAREER STARTS HERE.
TAKE THE FIRST STEP NOW BY REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SDI.
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY DEGREE
CERTIFICATE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY – GUNSMITHING
CERTIFICATE IN FIREARMS TECHNOLOGY – HANDGUN SPECIALIST
Have you ever thought about making a living in the firearms industry?
Are you interested in firearms, gunsmithing, gun repair, and more?
Learn techniques and skills online to help you succeed in the Firearms Technology industry!
Course Topics Include
AR-10 – AR-15 – Modern Sporting Rifle Topics – Pistol Caliber Carbine
Advanced Ballistics – Gunsmithing – Custom Kydex – Woodworking
Shooting Sports Management- and More!