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 and members of SAE. The Department also offers a student chapter of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

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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 aviation, 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 in the Boston area, as well as national manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. Successful completion of this program provides the student with an Associate of Science degree and the opportunity to continue in the Plus Two Bachelor of Science Program. The Automotive Department strongly endorses Automotive Service Excellence 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 three nights per week over a 12 month period.

Graduates of the certificate program learn diagnostic strategies that they’ll utilize to repair internal combustion engine and automotive electrical components and systems and components.

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