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Fast Track Automotive Technology, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The program offers comprehensive coursework in the fundamentals of all mechanical, fuel, and electronic systems found on modern vehicles. It is certified by the NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation).

The 12-month automotive technician training program at MSU-Northern that results in an AAS degree prepares students for auto technician positions in repair shops and dealerships. Involved faculty, a helpful career center, and a proven placement record combine to help automotive technician school graduates find desirable employment quickly.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Auto/Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems I
  • Automatics
  • Auto/Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems II
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Automotive Manual Drive Train & Axles
  • Automotive Brakes
  • Automotive Steering & Suspension
  • Automotive Engine Repair

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

All first-time entering freshmen applicants who have graduated from high school less than three years prior to the first date of enrollment at Montana State University-Northern or are less than 21 years of age are required to take the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) prior to course registration and have the official results sent to Montana State University-Northern.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    289 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 289 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Havre

  • 843 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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