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Admission Requirements

Admission to the College of Engineering Technology is open to high school graduates who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies. Among first-time students in our technical programs, the average high school GPA is 2.8 and the average ACT composite score is 20.

Admission Requirements

New Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.75 High School GPA (on a 4.00 scale) (2.50 -2.74 with college approval) 
  • Minimum Composite Score of ACT 18/SAT 950, Math Score of ACT 19/SAT 500
  • Competency in MATH 110

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.50 College GPA (on a 4.00 scale) 
  • Competency in MATH 110 
  • Placement into ENGL 150

Students not meeting entry requirement are encouraged to apply for acceptance into the University to prepare for entry into AST. Enrolled students need to furnish their own hand tools, protective eye devices, and appropriate lab attire.

Graduate Options


Upon completion of the Associate in Applied Science degree in Automotive Service Technology, graduates pursue Bachelor of Science degrees in the following areas:

  • Automotive Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Management
  • Technical Education

Other graduates move right into the workplace as:

  • Dealership technicians
  • Independent shop technicians
  • Fleet technicians

Enrollment at Ferris State University.