Automotive Electrical Certificate

About Automotive Electrical Certificate

Explore electrical principles and their applications in automobiles as you earn your Automotive Electrical Certificate. Gain real-world experience through your automotive internship while applying the courses from your Automotive Electrical Certificate toward your Automotive Maintenance Technician Certificate or your Automotive Technology AAS.

Total Costs of Automotive Electrical Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,189

Credit Hours to Complete: 12

Weeks to Complete: 32

What you need to know about getting your Automotive Electrical Certificate (CIP 47.0604)

Total Automotive Electrical Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,338 $4,437 $5,573 $5,573
Additional Costs $851 $851 $851 $851
Program Total $2,189 $5,288 $6,424 $6,424

What makes MCC's Automotive Electrical Certificate program better than, or distinct from, similar programs at other institutions?

Our program was ranked among the top 20 automotive programs in the country by Tomorrow's Technician magazine!

Compare our costs to commercial Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation programs and see for yourself what great value MCC is.

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What careers are available to someone with a an Automotive Electrical Certificate

Occupations that Automotive Electrical Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 49-2093
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 49-2096
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 49-3023

How will MCC's Automotive Electrical Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

MCC receives an average of three calls per week from businesses as far away as Streamwood, Vernon Hills, Fox Lake and Barrington requesting graduates from MCC's automotive program.

By the Numbers:

  • Salary range: $25,000 to $75,000

Outside of the Classroom

Students participate in internships with local businesses to gain hands-on experience.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.