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Auto Mechanic Program at Mesa State College (MSC)

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Auto Mechanic Program

The auto mechanic program at Mesa State College prepares students for careers as department store service mechanics, auto part specialists, emissions inspectors, rental car fleet mechanic, specialty shop technicians, and car test driver/mechanic. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Program courses include: brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air conditioning systems. Get more details below including other Colorado colleges that offer auto mechanic program.

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Students Enrolled in the Auto Mechanic Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. MSC has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than Two-Year Award7
    Associate's Degree5

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male12
    Female0

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Hispanic1
    White9
    Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Auto Mechanic program at Mesa State College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

  • Description:

    Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

  • Description:

    Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.8% from 2010 to 2020

Automotive Master Mechanics

  • Description:

    Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, automotive master mechanics employment is expected to grow at a rate of 17.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Grand Junction, CO
      • Total Employment: 360
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.99
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,500

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Auto Mechanic Programs in Colorado

Auto Mechanic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Colorado Northwestern Community College

Rangely, CO
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C)
  • Aircraft Powerplant Technology (C)
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Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, CO
Type: Community College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C)
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Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, CO
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair (C,A)
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Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, CO
Type: Community College

42 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Front Range Community College

Westminster, CO
Type: Community College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Pueblo Community College

Pueblo, CO
Type: Community College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
  • Diesel Mechanic (C,A)
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Aims Community College

Greeley, CO
Type: Community College

150 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Trinidad State Junior College

Trinidad, CO
Type: Community College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)
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Morgan Community College

Fort Morgan, CO
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C,A)
  • Auto Mechanic (C,A)