Automotive Technology


The Automotive Technology program provides hands-on training. Earn an Associate of Applied Science in Transportation Technology or certificate and pursue work as a Vehicle Inspector, Automotive Technician and Mechanic, and more.

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Note: Some jobs require education or training beyond the CNM degree/certificate.

Program Information

The Automotive Technology program prepares you for a career in the mechanic, automotive, and light-truck service and repair industry. You'll apply classroom theory to various hands-on activities in our innovative automotive lab and earn ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certifications throughout our program. Additional training is available for Subaru and/or Ford models.


  • Automotive Fundamentals
  • Brake Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Suspension & Alignment
  • Manual & Automatic Transmissions
  • Engine Repair
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Air Conditioning & Heating
  • Engine Performance
  • Computer Concepts & Software Applications
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Automotive Internship to Gain Work Experience
  • Transportation Technology Capstone
  • Earn an OSHA Occupational Safety Certificate in 10 Hours

Related Information

Get Credit for Prior Learning

If you have Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications, you can receive credit for courses in the Automotive Technology AAS program by filling out the following form:

If you have a valid OSHA certification, you can receive credit for courses in the Transportation Technology (AAS), Automotive Technology Concentration program by filling out the following form:

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