What will I learn?

This program allows those who have completed a 2-year Associates Degree in Automotive Technology to take their careers to the next level with business and leadership courses.

Its 60-credit hours are designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed with a career in the automotive industry in management positions. It is designed for transfer students who’ve already earned an approved associates degree, and maintained at least a 2.5 GPA, because Pittsburg State will accept up 64 college credit hours.

The bottom line is that, in as little as two years, students will leave Pittsburg State having earned a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree and be well prepared to succeed in the workforce.

Career Options

Salaries can vary greatly depending upon industry and geography but, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, managers within the automobile industry earn an annual media salary of $132,080, depending upon your career choice. There are many career options available to students who successfully complete this program. These include:

  • Technician
  • Dealership Service Writer
  • Dealership Service Manager
  • Shop Owner
  • Automotive Part Store Manager
  • Corporate District Manager
  • Corporate Training Instructor
  • Corporate Service Engineer
  • Corporate Technical Advisor
  • And many more

Which department am I in?

College of Technology

Study options

Full Time (120 semester hours)

Tuition fees
$19,088.00 (14,33,033) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

College of Technology

1701 South Broadway Street,

PITTSBURG,

Kansas,

66762, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School Academic Records: A minimum GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in high school and have earned a high school diploma; International College/University Academic Records: A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in an accredited international post-secondary institution (college/university); U.S. College/University Academic Records: A minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) if transferring from an accredited U.S. college with at least 24 credit hours (approximately one year of college work).

For international students

High School Academic Records: A minimum GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in high school and have earned a high school diploma

International College/University Academic Records: A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in an accredited international post secondary institution (college/university)

U.S. College/University Academic Records: A minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) if transferring from an accredited U.S. college with at least 24 credit hours (approximately one year of college work)

English Language Requirement

TOEFL: TOEFL score of at least 520 (paper) or 68 (internet) is required. In addition, a minimum score of 15 is required in each section (internet).

IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.0. in each band of the IELTS is required. If a lower score is earned in any of the five band scores, the overall score cannot be accepted.

PTE: Overall score of 47.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Pittsburg State University

Nationally recognized programs, caring faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and championship winning athletics, it’s all here for you.

  • Located in the safe, welcoming city of Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Four main academic colleges with over 200 programs
  • Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1
  • 95% to 100% job placement after graduation