|The MSU-Northern trades programs represent all the building and
construction trades. The programs often include a close
affiliation with the apprenticeship training programs supervised by the
Montana Department of Labor and Industry. For these programs, time
in the college classroom completing the degree program may also count as
part of the apprenticeship training period, leading to the Journeyman
Other trades programs, such as welding, may lead to a certification credential recognized by industry as a qualification for specific job skills.