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Transportation & Mechanical Technology

BTC’s programs in Transportation and Mechanical Technology are ideal for students with hands-on capabilities and problem-solving proficiency. You’ll learn skills needed for a career in the highly technical transportation industry — skills highly sought by employers like car and truck dealerships, collision repair companies, aircraft detail and repair shops, boat manufacturers, and industrial manufacturing plants.

The employment outlook for program graduates in this field is strong, and students can expect to earn excellent wages.

Our graduates are sought after by the industry, and there are ample job opportunities in transportation and mechanical technology.

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Degrees & Certificates

Here are the Degrees & Certificates you can earn in this area.


Automotive Collision Repair Technology (AAS)
Automotive Collision Repair Technology (AAS-T)
Automotive Collision Repair Technology - Non-Structural Repair (Cert.)

Automotive Technology (AAS)
Automotive Technology (AAS-T)
Automotive Technology - General Automotive Repair (Cert.)
Automotive Technology - Vehicle Service Technician (Cert.)

Diesel Technology (AAS)
Diesel Technology (AAS-T)
Diesel Technology - Diesel Drive Train (Cert.)
Diesel Technology - Diesel Hydraulics (Cert.)
Diesel Technology - Engine and Electronics Systems (Cert.)
Diesel Technology - Vehicle Service Technician (Cert.)


Degree & Certificate Definitions

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree:

A two-year associate degree that allows you to go directly to work in your field.

Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree:

A two-year associate degree with transferable general education courses that allows you to either go directly into your field, transfer to a specific program at a four-year college or university, or prepare for your bachelor of applied science degree at BTC.

Certificates:

Certificates are academic credentials that can be earned in a shorter time than degrees, and which provide you with a set of skills to find a job or stay current in your field. Certificates typically last six months to one year, and some are designed to build on top of each other or eventually to a longer-term certificate or degree. Many certificates are financial aid eligible, so explore certificates now and find out if one is right for you.

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