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Associate Degree

"GRCC does a great job of preparing students for an in-demand career with unlimited opportunities for growth and pay. A good technician can write their own ticket and live anywhere in the country they choose within reason. Top technicians are making anywhere from $80,000 to over $100,000 per year." 

-Matt Snyder, Zeigler Automotive Group Corporate Technical Recruiter, quoted in a Feb. 2021 KISD School News Network article

Automotive Technology Degree, A.A.A.S. (Code 922)

Career and transfer ready

With your associate degree in automotive technology, you can step into a career where you can advance quickly with experience. Or, you can transfer your credits seamlessly as a junior to Ferris State University to earn a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Management.

Starting at GRCC and transferring the the four-year university of your choice means you will graduate with less debt.

Skills focused

The GRCC Automotive Technology associate’s degree program will prepare you for the fast-paced, highly technical field of automotive care and repair. Here is a short list of the the modern technologies that you will study:

  • Electronic fuel injection
  • Turbocharging
  • Rack and pinion steering
  • Transaxles
  • McPherson strut suspensions
  • MOPAR Career Automotive Program (CAP) Local Chrysler training.

Get the skills you need to become a licensed Automotive Mechanic in the State of Michigan, which includes:

You will also be ready to take ASE

Go at your own pace

This flexible degree can be taken part-time with day or evening classes. If you plan to attend full-time you can graduate in two years.

Learn more about the GRCC automotive technology program!

Course and Program Information

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