Sonoran Desert Institute Program Launches New Video Series


Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI), an industry leader in providing accredited and accelerated distance learning, has unveiled its all-new video series designed to provide enhanced education on gunsmithing. The new SDI video series will provide monthly gunsmithing tips and techniques and is free to SDI alumni, students and the public.

The first video — “Installing A Billit Lower Receiver Kit: Part 1” — is viewable now at

“The feedback we receive from our students and alumni is invaluable and, based on their thoughts and comments, we are collecting and producing videos of tips, tricks and other fun and important information to help gunsmiths and firearms enthusiasts hone their skills and practice their techniques. Education and information about the safe handling of firearms and promoting the gunsmithing profession is a fundamental cornerstone for SDI, so we’re very happy to share these videos with everyone, regardless of whether they ever enroll at SDI to learn gunsmithing. We invite everyone to watch the new videos and share them with their friends and families,” says Pam Rogers, Director of Sonoran Desert Institute.

Sonoran Desert Institute is an accredited distance learning school providing undergraduate degree and certificate programs in allied health, real estate and construction and firearms technology.

Sonoran Desert Institute School of Firearms Technology offers a 40 semester-credit Gunsmithing Certificate course and is the most complete gunsmith training program of its kind. The Associate of Science degree in Firearms Technology program prepares students for personal development and/or employment in the custom gun trade, from entry-level employees to small business owners. Students learn about custom firearms, stocks, rifles, handguns, shotguns, metal refinishing, ballistics, metal work and engraving, and business principles necessary to become a gunsmith. The Firearms Technology program requires 60 semester credit hours.

Sonoran Desert Institute offers high quality, rigorous educational programs with the convenience and flexibility of distance delivery. The school has been an innovator since its inception and is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). SDI educational programs are designed predominantly for adult learners, based on principles and practices of active self-learning, and feature one-on-one faculty class facilitation.

To learn more about on the highly acclaimed distance learning programs at Sonoran Desert Institute, visit or call 800.336.8939.

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