Automotive Intensive Certifications and Learning Opportunities at MAAP!
Coffee shop, cars, sim racing, academic offerings and more!
Interested in an Internship with MAAP?
MAAP internships are open to all JMU students and begin each year in the fall. To start the process, fill out an application and return to MAAP or contact us to learn more!
Looking for Course Credit Opportunities?
MAAP currently offers multiple course options for JMU students. These courses are designed by industry experts and provide hands-on experience in various automotive topics.
Upcoming Course Offerings
Analysis of Automotive Systems Applicable to Motorsport and Historic Automotive Restoration
This 4-week, non-credit certificate course integrates expertise from Business, Engineering, and the Humanities/Social Sciences primarily for those interested in motorsport and automotive restoration careers. Successful Certificate course students will also integrate head-and-hand experience within Business, Engineering, and Historical contexts to prepare for professional opportunities available in the automotive field. This course has been designed by MAAP in partnership with professors from the JMU Colleges of Business, Integrated Science and Engineering, and Arts and Letters.
Previous Course Offerings
Dynamic Suspensions Intensive – Jan 2022
Dynamic Chassis Intensive – 2018
What Students Get From MAAP:
Intensive Classes – Hybrid Classroom and Lab Space
- Internal Combustion Engine
- Automotive Surfaces and Fabrication
- Wiring Harness and Historic Automotive Electronics
- Dynamic Chassis and Motorsport Setup
Community of automotive enthusiasts!
- Sim Racing
- Coffee Shop
- Motorsport History Museum
Intern Participation in National Concours and local automotive events