Motorcycle & Small Engine Technology
This is the only motorcycle program in the state of Iowa. The Motorcycle and Small Engine Technology program is designed to prepare you for employment in the recreational and motorcycle industries. Your instruction will include a combination of theory and laboratory experience on the latest equipment. You will be instructed on both American and foreign motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, personal watercraft and small engines.
Employment opportunities after graduation may include dealership technician, service manager, parts, sales, business owner, and performance shop technician. Starting salaries range from $15,000 to $30,000.
Today's technicians need: increasingly good mechanical aptitude; the ability to read and comprehend service literature; the ability to understand and perform a variety of increasingly technical diagnostic procedures; and the ability to work with fellow employees and, most of all, customers.
There is now a Joint Industrial Technology Business Strand offered with an emphasis in business management and entrepreneurship. After completion of a second year of general education and business courses, an Associate in Applied Science in Technology degree is awarded.
The following is information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information about the program:
U.S. Department of Education CIP Program Name: 47.0611
U.S. Department of Education CIP Program Description: Prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain motorcycles and other similar powered vehicles. Includes instruction in lubrication and cooling systems, electrical and ignition systems, carburetion, fuel systems and adjustments of moving parts.
Associate in Applied Science
Program Length: 77 Credits
Program Length: 44 Credits