Automotive Technology


Best-Mechanic-SchoolsEstablished in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by the National Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges.

As a BFIT student, you will learn how to repair all makes and models by automotive professors with decades of industry experience. In a full-service working garage, using state-of-the art equipment, you will learn how to diagnose and repair all areas of the modern automobile. 

Nationally, jobs for Automotive Technicians are expected to grow 17% by 2020. Innovations in technology are making cars smarter and more efficient. They are also more complex to diagnose, maintain, and repair. Our strong relationships with dealerships, independent shops, manufacturers, fleet services, and automotive part distributors, will help you get a lucrative job in the field, and gain the necessary skills to climb the ranks.

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What will you learn?

  • Electrical/electronics
  • Climate control
  • Brakes
  • Transmissions
  • Chassis
  • Engine Repair
  • Emissions and engine performance
  • Hybrid and electric car technology
  • ASE Certification

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