Programs - Automotive Technology
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Automotive Management
Graduates of this program can establish mid- and
upper-level management careers throughout the automotive and related
industries. BFIT enhances employment
opportunities through close association with Boston area dealerships, as well
as national manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors,
Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. The Automotive Department endorses ASE Certification. All
members of the Automotive Faculty are ASE Certified Automobile Technicians. The
Department also offers a student chapter of SAE.
Associate of Science (AS) in Automotive Technology
The automotive industry offers exciting and rewarding
careers for people who have an interest in diagnosing and repairing mechanical
components and computer/electrical circuitry. Additionally, these careers contribute significantly to a
cleaner environment and the safety of the general public. This industry is not limited to automobiles, as it covers a broad spectrum that
includes marine, heavy-duty trucks,
off-road equipment, recreational vehicles and stationary power plants. Graduates of the Automotive Technology program are
prepared for employment in the automotive industry as technicians, machinists,
unit specialists, emission and performance diagnosticians, department managers,
and manufacturer’s representatives.
The College enhances opportunities for employment through
close association with dealerships and independent repair facilities throughout
Massachusetts. Successful completion of this program provides the student with
an Associate of Science degree and the opportunity to continue in the Bachelor
of Science program in Automotive Management. The Automotive Department strongly endorses Automotive
Service Excellence (ASE) Certification. All of the Automotive Faculty are ASE Certified, and we encourage our
students to take these tests for national certification,
as they are ready.
Certificate of Proficiency in Automotive Technology
The Automotive Technology Department also offers a
certificate program in automotive technology. The certificate program prepares
students for entry level positions in the Automotive Technology field and
contains 8 essential courses. Normally, the program can be completed in 1 year.
This program follows all federal regulations regarding gainful employment.
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