Automotive Technology


The Automotive Technology program is structured to provide the student with the entry level job skills and knowledge necessary to enter the work market as an automotive technician. Graduates are prepared to maintain, diagnose, and service the vehicles found in the automotive industry. 



Automotive technology is a course that focuses on automotive repair. In automotive technology you will learn everything “bumper to bumper” including but not limited to – engines, transmissions, brakes, suspensions, exhaust systems, and electrical systems.

An emphasis is placed on computer diagnosis and electronics due to the sophisticated nature of today’s technologies. We have recently integrated service desk training to prepare our graduates for the customer oriented side of the industry. Technical hands on training coupled with classroom theory makes for a great entry level journey into the automotive workplace.

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Graduates of the Automotive Technology Program will be qualified for entry-level employment opportunities as automotive technicians in any of the nine ASE automotive repair categories.


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Students will use the following equipment: a computerized automotive information system, four- wheel computerized alignment machine, computerized wheel balancer, articulating arm tire machine, brake lathe, exhaust gas analyzer, diagnostic computer scanners, lab scopes, fuel injection test equipment, basic engine testing tools, specialized automatic transmission tools, electronic circuit testing tools and meters, and air conditioning recovery and recharging equipment. 

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Program Name: Automotive Technology

This program is designed to be completed in: 60 Weeks

This program will cost $22,555.00 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.   

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $9215.00 of debt.   

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. 

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