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Why automotive at GRCC?

  • Flexible class schedules, so you can take classes on your time.
  • Hands-on training programs developed with area employers. You'll have the skillset to stand-out as an auto technician employee.
  • Be career-ready sooner: 
    • Graduate from our certificate (for-credit) program in just 10 months, attending as a full-time student.
    • Graduate from our certificate of completion (non-credit) program in just 18 weeks, attending as a full-time student.
    • Graduate with a highly transferable degree (for-credit) program in just two years, and be ready to transfer seamlessly as a junior to Ferris State University to complete a bachelor's degree in their School of Automotive and Heavy Equipment.

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(616) 234-3824

Future students

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Contact the department, view video testimonials and learn more about the Automotive program.
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Your first step to becoming an Automotive major is to apply to GRCC today.

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Matt Snyder
There is an unbelievable demand for skilled trades people in general. The automotive industry specifically is in dire need of service technicians.
Matt Snyder, Zeigler Automotive Group Corporate Technical Recruiter