Career opportunities for automotive mechanics and technicians remain steady and offer competitive starting salaries with only one to two years of training.
MMCC's automotive programs maintain the highest level of industry accreditation and standards. And our degree pathways provide options for students to enter the workforce in as few as 30 weeks or to continue beyond MMCC through university transfer programs.
For nearly 15 years, MMCC’s Automotive Technician-Training program has held Master Accreditation, the highest level of achievement, through the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF).
Academic Degrees & Credentials:
Enter the workforce as a mechanic in only 30 weeks. Or complete a full associate degree or a two year certificate. Three pathways give lots of options.
Hands-on, Real-World Learning in our Automotive Skills Lab:
Students work on real vehicles and vehicle systems in the College’s automotive lab in Harrison. They also participate in co-op placements where they work in local businesses alongside certified auto technicians and mechanics.
Enter the workforce:
Our degree pathways provide options for students to enter the workforce in as few as 30 weeks or to continue beyond MMCC through university transfer programs.
Industry growth projected:
In 2014, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted positive employment outlook for this industry through 2024.
- Median Pay: Approx. $17.84/hour or $37,120/year.