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Basic Certificates in Mechanic & Repair Technologies

40,030 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies is offered at 752 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 41% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.8% of mechanic and repair technologies graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 40,030 students earned their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. This earns it the #3 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in mechanic and repair technologies at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 45,320
Basic Certificate 40,030
Associate’s Degree 21,747
Bachelor’s Degree 338

Earnings of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. About 93.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 37,540
Women 2,490
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The racial-ethnic distribution of mechanic and repair technologies basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,346
Black or African American 4,719
Hispanic or Latino 8,719
White 22,111
International Students 316
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,819
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There are 752 colleges that offer a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Houston School of Carpentry

Houston, Texas
642 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for mechanic and repair technologies students seekinga basic certificate is Houston School of Carpentry. Roughly 100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 642 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Houston School of Carpentry. About 11% of this group were women, and 71% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
622 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Ivy Tech Community College. Roughly 72,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 622 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Ivy Tech Community College. About 6% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
614 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Central Georgia Technical College. Roughly 8,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 614 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at CGTC. Of these students, 13% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

539 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gateway Community and Technical College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Gateway Community and Technical College awarded 539 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 3% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

477 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 477 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 6% were women.

#6

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
448 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Chattahoochee Technical College. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 448 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Chattahoochee Technical College. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 7% were women.

418 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College awarded 418 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 6% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
405 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pima Community College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 19,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 405 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from Pima County Community College District. Of these students, 6% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

College of Lake County

Grayslake, Illinois
405 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

College of Lake County comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 13,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 405 people received their basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies from College of Lake County. About 4% of this group were women, and 61% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, Arizona
403 Yearly Graduations
0% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Eastern Arizona College. Each year, around 6,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Eastern Arizona College awarded 403 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 0% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
398 Yearly Graduations
9% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Front Range Community College. Roughly 19,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 398 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at FRCC. Around 28% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 9% were women.

395 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bluegrass Community and Technical College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College awarded 395 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 6% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
386 Yearly Graduations
8% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 9,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 386 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at GTC. About 8% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

376 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maysville Community and Technical College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 376 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Maysville Community and Technical College. Of these students, 3% were women and 2% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

375 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Jefferson Community and Technical College. Each year, around 12,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 375 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Jefferson Community and Technical College. Of these students, 5% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Somerset Community College

Somerset, Kentucky
373 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Somerset Community College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 5,600 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Somerset Community College awarded 373 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 3% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Cypress College

Cypress, California
363 Yearly Graduations
1% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Cypress College. Roughly 15,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 363 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Cypress College. Around 88% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 1% were women.

356 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their basic certificate is West Georgia Technical College. Roughly 7,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 356 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at West Georgia Technical College. About 7% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
331 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Atlanta Technical College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 331 basic certificates were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Atlanta Area Tech. Of these students, 16% were women and 96% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
328 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Community College is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 6,300 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Central Community College awarded 328 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 5% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors to Study

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 22,948
Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling 7,095
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 5,134
Heavy Equipment Maintenance 4,304
Precision Systems Maintenance 422

Below are some popular majors that are similar to mechanic and repair technologies that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Personal & Culinary Services 50,335
Precision Production 33,179
Transportation & Materials Moving 19,815
Construction Trades 15,772

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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