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Associate of Science
Automotive Technology (A.A.S.)
Students will gain the knowledge and skills to best prepare them for a challenging and rewarding career as an automotive technician in a dealership or independent repair business.
Advanced Vehicle Systems Lab 3
Fuel Your Passion
Students will gain practical experience as they learn to understand the technology of automotives. Even though an associate’s degree in Automotive Technology takes fewer credits, students will gain the skills and knowledge they need to demonstrate quality workmanship. Students will learn how to repair automotives, give diagnoses on problems, and more.
The skills and knowledge you will gain while earning your automotive degree are in high demand. Employers are begging for qualified people who can solve problems, understand how things work, deal with people, and maintain a high level of integrity. You could be just the person they are looking for!

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Automotive Technology have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Service Technician
A service technician performs maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on the cars and trucks on the road. Technicians must be highly skilled, highly educated people. Modern vehicles can have well over 30 computers, with network communications and dozens of sensors and actuators that make components like engines and transmissions work correctly. Technicians who accurately diagnose and repair these systems are in high demand.

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Automotive Technology, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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