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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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 TypeTotal in MichiganAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics14,720$19.36$40,264
Automotive Body and Related Repairers4,980$24.77$51,520
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists278,800$22.29$46,360

Find Auto Mechanic Schools

Now is the best time there has ever been to become an auto mechanic! There are many ways to help pay for school like scholarships and grants. Here you can find trade schools and grant programs which provide

Up to $6,095* per year!

*To those who qualify

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

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions 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 GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Future Mechanic GrantNationwideUp to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
Federal Pell GrantsNationwideUp to $6,195, for low-income householdsVaries
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)NationwideVarious, for low-income householdsVaries
Automotive Aftermarket ScholarshipNationwideVarious, one application for many scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020

MichiganĀ Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
MOGA Energy Education for Michigan ScholarshipMichiganMinimum of $500 for financial need, renewable8/3/2019
Women in Defense Michigan - STEMMichiganUp to $2,500 for women pursuing STEM education5/11/2019