Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

Quite a few of the trade schools in Mississippi have multiple locations so no matter where you are, a school will be near to you. Therefore, you should be set if you have to switch locations mid-course. There is a good chance you will be able to switch campuses rather than changing to a completely different mechanic school. Along with that, most of these schools are quite small. In turn, this ensures that classes will be intimate and educators will be able to provide a maximum amount of attention to each student. Lastly, there are a large number of trade schools in Mississippi that offer education in diesel equipment tech. This is important, as it is projected to have the highest job growth in Mississippi at 7.6% in the next 10 years.

Schools in Mississippi

Mechanic Jobs in Mississippi

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Mississippi

As stated above, the diesel engine specialist job is projected to grow the fastest. In turn, there is a large opportunity to find a position in this field as soon as you get your degree or certification from a trade school in Mississippi. One of the downsides of working as a mechanic in Mississippi is that the wage is slightly lower than in many other states. Fortunately, neighboring states such as Alabama and Tennessee offer higher average wages. Therefore, if you want to stay in the southeast but want higher pay, these are the states to work in. You can go to a mechanic school in Mississippi but get a job in a neighboring state!

Job Type Total in Mississippi Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 5,240 $18.11 $37,660
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,020 $19.89 $41,380
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,680 $18.15 $37,750

Directory of Trade Schools in Mississippi

Featured Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

Hinds Community College Logo

Hinds Community College
Programs:
Automotive Machinist Technology
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Small Engine and Equipment Repair
and more…

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Logo

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Programs:
Auto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Light Diesel Technology
Automotive Technology
and more…

Itawamba Community College Logo

Itawamba Community College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Toyota AMT Program
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

School Address Programs Admissions Info
Coahoma Community College
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair

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Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology

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East Central Community College
15738 Hwy 15 South, P.O. Box 129
Decatur, MS 39327
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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East Mississippi Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology
Diesel Mechanics

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Holmes Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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Jones County Junior College
900 South Court St.
Ellisville, MS 39437
Automotive Technology

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Meridian Community College
910-Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
Automotive Technology

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Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 & Cherry St.
Moorhead, MS 38761
Automotive Machine Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Boulevard
Booneville, MS 38829
Automotive Mechanics
Automotive Service
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Power Technology

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Northwest Mississippi Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Tech
Collision Repair Technology

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Pearl River Community College
Multiple Locations Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Southwest Mississippi Community College
1156 College Drive
Summit, MS 39666
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment 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

Mississippi Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association Scholarship Mississippi Up to $1,500 for eligible students 5/3/2019
Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarships Mississippi Up to $2,500 for eligible female students Varies
Full Tuition: Career/Technical Scholarship Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Full Tuition for eligible CTE students 4/1 each year
Half Tuition: Career/Technical Scholarship Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Half Tuition for eligible CTE students 4/1 each year
The Career-Technical Student Organization Competition Scholarship Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Full Tuition for winners of state competition or 1st, 2nd, 3rd place of national MDE competition 4/1 each year
Vocational Outstanding Student East Mississippi Community College Up to $1,800 per semester for eligible students 1/2 & 8/1 each year
Michael Epting Scholarship Fund Northeast Mississippi Community College Up to $1,050 for eligible automotive or diesel students 3/15/2019