Automotive Technology @NCC

The Automotive Technology program teaches a high level of technical understanding of the current developments in the automotive service field.  All ASE certified automotive service areas are covered in the program, including electronics, drivetrains and engine management systems. In addition, the Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP) in partnership with General Motors, the MoparCap (MCAP) program in partnership with Fiat/Chrysler Automobiles and Subaru University (SU) in partnership with Subaru of America are highlighted as manufacturer partners. In cooperation with their related repair facilities, the programs at NCC focus on classroom and laboratory work at the College as well as supervised work experience at sponsoring associated dealerships leading to an AAS degree. Likewise, the global program culminating in an AAS degree, is available to students who wish to be employed in other professional automotive repair facilities.

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Your Career in Automotive Technology

Automotive technology encompasses careers in the technical diagnosis, repair and maintenance of a vehicle's mechanical and electronic systems. Common job titles include automobile service technician, shop foreman, team leaders or service managers. Workers in this field may also choose to specialize in specific automotive areas such as drivetrains, fuel injection/engine management, electronics or hybrid vehicles. Most automotive service technicians work in highly professional atmospheres with additional technical training provided by employers throughout a technician's career.

Automotive Technology Career Paths

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Auto Electronics Specialist
  • Transmission and Drive Train Specialist
  • Engine Performance Specialist
  • Service Writer
  • Service Manager
  • Shop Foreman
  • Specialty Technician
  • Specialty Repair Shop Owner
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Degrees We Offer

  • Associate in Applied Science | 2 years
  • Specialized Diploma | 1 year

Manufacturing Partner Websites:

GMASEP (GM program)

MoparCap (MCap Chrysler program)

Subaru University (Subaru program)

Program Details view official course information in our college catalog

"NCC is the most affordable place you can get an associate degree in applied science. Most other auto tech schools only give you a certificate." -Brian Livezey ’16, NCC Automotive grad