Technical & Trade Schools in Michigan

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Michigan

Michigan is a state that requires you to hold a permit or certification to perform any major repair to a vehicle. You can learn more about Michigan’s specific requirements here. Not only does Michigan have a multitude of trade and technical schools and institutes but they also have cheaper community college options such as Washtenaw Community College, Muskegon Community College, and Bey de Noc Community College that all offer automotive classes and degrees.

Schools in Michigan

Mechanic Jobs in Michigan

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Michigan

Since Michigan does require you to be certified, if you decide not to go to school, you are required to pass a certification exam for Motor Vehicle Specialty or Master Mechanic Certification which rages about $30 to take and $25 to renew. The number of times you will need to renew your license varies, however most range to about every 4 years. Becoming a mechanic in Michigan can earn you anywhere between $21,000-$63,000 a year.

Job Type Total in Michigan Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 14,720 $19.36 $40,264
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 4,980 $24.77 $51,520
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 278,800 $22.29 $46,360

Directory of Michigan Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Michigan

Baker College Logo

Baker College

Programs:
Automotive Service Technician
Auto Body Technician
and more…

Bay College Logo

Bay College

Programs:
Automotive Mechanics Technology
and more…

Delta College Logo

Delta College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
GM ASEP
Heavy Duty Diesel Technology
and more…

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Jackson College
Programs:
Automotive Technology

All Mechanic Schools in Michigan

School Address Programs Admissions Info
Alpena Community College
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Central Michigan University
106 Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Automotive Engineering Technology

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Ferris State University
1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Automotive Engineering Technology
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Glen Oaks Community College
62249 Shimmel Rd
Centreville, MI 49032
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Gogebic Community College
4946 E Jackson Rd
Ironwood, MI 49938
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Henry Ford Community College
5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49003
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Kirtland Community College
10775 N Saint Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653
Collision and Repair Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Lansing Community College
419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Macomb Community College
14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48088
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Michigan Career and Technical Institute
11611 West Pine Lake Road
Plainwell, MI 49080
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Mid Michigan Community College
1375 S Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 48625
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Monroe County Community College
1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Automotive Engineering Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Montcalm Community College
2800 College Dr
Sidney, MI 48885
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Mott Community College
1401 E Court St
Flint, MI 48503
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Muskegon Community College
221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northwestern Michigan College
1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Oakland Community College
2480 Opdyke Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Siena Heights University
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI 49221
Automotive Engineering Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Southwestern Michigan College
58900 Cherry Grove Rd
Dowagiac, MI 49047
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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University of Michigan
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
Automotive Engineering Technology

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Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Wayne County Community College District
801 W. Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Available Grants & Scholarships

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
Future Mechanic Grant Nationwide Up to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics 12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school 6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students 2019 closed
Federal Pell Grants Nationwide Up to $6,195, for low-income households Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Nationwide Various, for low-income households Varies
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Nationwide Various, one application for many scholarships 2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students 2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments 2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students 4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech 2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students 6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships Nationwide Up to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry 2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible female students Varies
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund Nationwide Up to $5,000 for eligible students 3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students 6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/15 & 10/15 each year

Michigan Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
MOGA Energy Education for Michigan Scholarship Michigan Minimum of $500 for financial need, renewable 8/3/2019
Women in Defense Michigan - STEM Michigan Up to $2,500 for women pursuing STEM education 5/11/2019
Frederick & Dorothy Baker Scholarship Baker College Up to $3,000 for students in diesel tech and $1,500 for students in auto tech Varies
Bob and Dawn Hardy Automotive Scholarship Jackson College Up to $3,000 for eligible students Varies
Cliff Anschuetz Scholarship Alpena Community College Up to $250 for eligible automotive students 3/11/2019
Bradley T. Hilberg Memorial Scholarship Alpena Community College Up to $500 for eligible automotive students 3/11/2019
George R. & Ketto Kimball Scholarship Alpena Community College Up to $250 for eligible automotive students 3/11/2019
Pettalia Vocational Scholarship Alpena Community College Up to $1,000 for eligible automotive students 3/11/2019
Kim M. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Alpena Community College Up to $500 for eligible automotive students 3/11/2019
Gustave B. Swanson Endowed Vocational Scholarship Gogebic Community College Up to $1,000 for eligible automotive students Open
Ironwood Kiwanis Automotive Lauri Lahti Memorial Scholarship Gogebic Community College Up to $500 for eligible automotive students Open
Klassic Kruisers Car Club Scholarship Gogebic Community College Up to $500 for eligible automotive students Open
Automotive Car Show Scholarship Lansing Community College Varies based on need for automotive students Closed 2019
Chris Peoples Memorial Endowment Lansing Community College Up to $750 for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
David A. Lorenz Memorial Scholarship Lansing Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Ron Burke Help-A-Wrench Scholarship Lansing Commmunity College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Alan Anderson Memorial Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Chrysler Automotive Technology Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Curtis A. Cryderman Memorial Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Shelby Engineering Solutions Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
The Joey Claus Memorial Automotive Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Nathan Schroeder Memorial Scholarship Macomb Community College Award varies for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Drew Reeves Memorial Scholarship Monroe County Community College Up to $900 for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Midway Products - Lyman E. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship Monroe County Community College Up to $1,300 for eligible automotive students Closed 2019
Ralph E. Mahalak Memorial Scholarship Monroe County Community College Up to $1,000 for eligible automotive students Closed 2019

Adam Ryan McIntosh (a.k.a. OPIE) Scholarship

Mott Community College Up to $500 for eligible automotive students 5/31/2019
Bill Marsh Family Auto Scholarship Northwestern Michigan College Up to $1,000 for eligible automotive students 12/13/2019