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Metropolitan Community College Automotive Technology Program

Automotive Technology

Program Overview

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Longview
Program Coordinator: Danny Blurton, 816.604.2285

MCC-Longview's automotive training programs are accredited by the ASE Education Foundation at the Master Automotive Service Technology (MAST) level. Our instructors know vehicles inside out. You won't find better automotive technology training anywhere!

Our testing equipment is state of the art. Our facility is bright, spacious and well stocked with tools, equipment and components. We keep a fleet of more than 60 late-model cars just for students to train on. Our reputation is solid: area employers know and respect our program. They come to us for the best entry-level technicians.

Early College Academy automotive program

High school students can take auto classes at MCC to complete their degree early. High school juniors across Kansas City’s metro can launch their automotive career early at MCC-Longview. At the two-year Early College Academy you earn credits in one to two auto classes each semester.  Learn more about the Early College Academy Automotive program (PDF).

To Apply

Students who wish to enroll in classes which count towards the General Automotive, Collision Repair programs, or ASE test preparation should follow the steps shown below:

  1. Complete an online MCC Admissions Application and submit high school and/or college transcripts to: MCC Student Data Center, 3200 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111
  2. Take the placement test for Math, Reading and/or English (or submit ACT scores)
  3. To determine financial aid eligibility complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Entry into either the GM ASEP or Ford ASSET programs require additional steps before a student is approved. If a student is applying to GM or Ford, add these steps:

  1. Take the Bennett Mechanical Aptitude test (available only from the LV Testing Center office).
  2. Schedule an interview with the GM or Ford instructor to evaluate Bennett scores and a review of their GM or Ford application.
  3. Upon acceptance, students will interview with a sponsoring GM or Ford dealership.