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Major: Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies


Introduction

Vehicle maintenance and repair technologies programs prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills in the adjustment, maintenance, part replacement, and repair of vehicles and mobile equipment.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
  • Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician
  • Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
  • Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Bicycle Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
  • Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
  • Engine Machinist
  • High Performance and Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic
  • Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician
  • Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
  • Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
  • Recreation Vehicle (RV) Service Technician
  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
  • Vehicle Emissions Inspection & Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 155 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 131 graduates

Associates degree, 286 graduates

Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years, 291 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Anoka Technical College Anoka
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Lake Superior College Duluth
Mesabi Range College - Eveleth Eveleth
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Canby Canby
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Jackson Jackson
Northland Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls
Northwest Technical College Bemidji
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
Saint Paul College St. Paul
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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