Career/Transfer Opportunities

Career/Transfer Opportunities

Graduates of the bachelor of technology (B.Tech.) degree program in Automotive Technology may enter the job market as managers or supervisors in the automotive industry or may work as automotive technicians, service, parts, or facilities managers and sales or body specialists.

Many baccalaureate degree graduates have also earned an associate degree from one of Morrisville State College's other automotive programs.

Graduates may enter the field or earn additional automotive, engineering or education degrees. 

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Earnings 
Median hourly wages of automotive service technicians and mechanics, including commission, were $16.88 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $12.44 and $22.64 per hour. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $9.56, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $28.71 per hour. Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of service technicians were as follows: 

Local government $20.07/hr
Automobile dealers $19.61/hr
Automotive repair and maintenance $15.26/hr
Gasoline stations $15.22/hr
Automotive parts, accessories, and tire stores $14.90/hr

Service Manager Automotive

 

Regional Sales Manager

 

Fleet Manager


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Admissions Requirements

Students must have a minimum SAT score of 450 verbal and 500 math. Vocational training is not a requirement. Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. Transfer students must have a minimum transfer GPA of at least 2.5.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.