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Motorcycle Repair Schools and Universities with Program Overviews

Motorcycle repair technicians diagnose and repair problems that motorcycles have with their engines, electrical systems and other parts. There are several schools with certificate, diploma and 2-year degree programs in motorcycle repair, as well as standalone continuing education courses.

Students who want training in motorcycle repair can earn an associate's degree, certificate or diploma from a community or technical college. There are also schools that offer continuing education courses in the field.

10 Motorcycle Repair Schools

These ten schools offer some level of training in motorcycle repair:

College/University Location Institution Type Program Offered Tuition (In-state, 2015-2016)*
Austin Community College Austin, TX 2-year, Public Certificate $9,210
Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock, AK 2-year, Public Certificate $4,332
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI 2-year, Public Certificate $3,816
Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC 2-year, Public Associate's Degree $2,025
Ashworth College Norcross, GA 4-year, Private Diploma $609-$739 (total)
El Paso Community College El Paso, TX 2-year, Public Continuing education course $80 (total)
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA 2-year, Public Associate's degree $4,104
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS 2-year, Public Continuing education course $225 (total)
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA 2-year, Public Diploma $4,976
City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 2-year, Public Associate's degree $1,598

Sources: *School websites, National Center for Education Statistics

School Selection Criteria

When considering different motorcycle repair training options, it can be helpful to keep the following considerations in mind:

  • Different programs require different levels of commitment. Associate's degree programs generally require two years of full-time study, while continuing education courses may last for only a single term, with courses offered in the evening. Choose a program that fits your schedule.
  • The scope of training in each program is different. Remember that single-term courses may offer only an introduction to motorcycle repair, while year-long certificate programs can go further in-depth, and associate's degree programs require general education coursework.
  • Find out about the hands-on training options a program provides, such as practice at an on-site garage or internships at local auto repair shops or manufacturer plants.
  • If you choose a training program offered by a specific manufacturer, it may be easier to transition from schooling to that company's plant or dealership.

Whether you're looking for a basic class in motorcycle repair, a certificate, a diploma, or a full degree program, you can find a college that meets your educational needs.

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