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Murray State College
Gunsmithing Program AAS Degree


The first Gunsmithing Program began in 1979 at Murray State College.
MSC Gunsmithing Degree is a 2 year program that teaches all aspects of building and repairing firearms.
The Gunsmithing program students are selected by the Gunsmithing Department Committee. All students must complete at least 46 credit hours of Gunsmithing courses plus the General Education required courses to graduate with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Gunsmithing.

Program Information:

Applications are accepted from May 1 – January 15 of each year.
Each freshman class begins in the fall semester of each year.
You are welcome to visit the campus anytime and drop by the Courtney Engineering Building to tour the Gunsmithing Department, or Contact the MSC Outreach office to schedule a campus tour at 580-387-7138.

Program Requirements:

  1. MSC Application for Admission
  2. Gunsmithing Application/w Authorized Release of Information form
  • (Release form is required for Background check)
  • Cover letter with short biography, employment history
  • All school & college transcripts
  • Submit a copy of Military DD-214 (if applicable)
  • Attend an In Person Interview
  • All files must be completed by February 15 of the application year.
Limit of 20 students are accepted every March.

Applicants interviewed will receive a letter from the Gunsmithing Department regarding their status into the program.

Please Contact the MSC Gunsmithing Department at 580-387-7480 for application package or email us at mscgunsmithing44@gmail.com.

MSC Gunsmithing Department:

Office Hours – 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday, Fridays 8:00am-12:00pm
580-387-7480.

Program Director: John Bohon - jbohon@mscok.edu
GS Instructor/NRA Coordinator: Chad Mercer - cmercer@mscok.edu
GS Instructor: Robert Webb – rwebb@mscok.edu
GS Adjunct Instructor: Don Reed – dlreed@mscok.edu
Administrative Assistance: Elaine Reese – sreese@mscok.edu

Murray State College, One Murray Campus, Tishomingo, OK 73460

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Metal Finishing
 
         
   
Working with Cryogenics
   
Bench Metal Work
 
         
 
 
Stockmaking
   
Barrels & Actions
 
         
   
Mill Work
   
Welding / Cutting
 
         
   
Working with Hydrographics
 
Riflesmithing 
 
         
         
   Pistolsmithing  
         
   
Testing at Firing Range
 
         
  ... And Much More!   


 

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