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Modern automobiles are complex machines requiring service technicians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable about mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. The automotive technology program provides a strong combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice, with courses based on competencies established by the ASE Education Foundation. You can earn a certificate in maintenance and light repair and an associate degree in automotive technology in this pathway.
Automotive technology provides a variety of family-wage career opportunities where you solve problems using your hands-on technical skills.
Certificate and degree options
Students who attend full-time can earn an automotive maintenance and light repair certificate in three quarters (one academic year) and an associate degree in automotive technology in three additional quarters (two academic years total).