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Automotive Repair Technology, AAS Degree

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Offered at MCC in Grinnell (Code: MVAUT)

The United States automotive industry employs approximately 7 million workers. It is an ever-changing field due to advancement of technology and increasing awareness of global and energy issues. Automotive technicians can earn between the mid $30’s to the low $50’s in Iowa.

Iowa Valley Grinnell’s automotive repair technology program is a great way to train for a career in the automotive industry. IVG graduates high quality technicians who are trained to maintain, diagnose, and repair today’s dynamic vehicles. Salaries and benefit packages reflect this growing need as independent repair shops, dealerships, and franchised shops are employing technicians who specialize in one-day repair.

Course work and credits earned in automotive repair can be articulated into advanced studies in automotive repair at other institutions.

2 year program that prepares the student to become ASE certified Automotive Maintenance Technicians working in local dealerships.

Plan of Study

Total Required Hours: 65-68

*BUS 141  is recommended for students whose goal is to run their own automotive shop.

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