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Automotive Technology

Go beyond car repair with this comprehensive program. You’ll gain the technical expertise necessary to diagnose, repair and maintain today’s high-tech automotive systems.

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What is Automotive Technology

If you love cars and enjoy solving problems, a career as an auto mechanic may be for you. Today's automotive technicians work on integrated electronic systems and complex computers that regulate modern vehicles. Our hands-on Automotive Technology program enables you to troubleshoot, perform preventative maintenance, service and repair automobiles.

What are my career choices?

  • Automotive repair and maintenance shops
  • Automotive dealers
  • Automotive parts stores
  • Automotive equipment rental and leasing companies
  • Federal, State, and local governments
  • Self employment

What are my degree, diploma or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science: Automotive Technology – Automotive Technician Track

Automotive Technician

Automotive Technology Certificates

Additional Information

Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic: 4 Total credit hours
Manual Transmission/ Drive Train Technician: 5 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Technician: 5 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Automotive Electrician: 10 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Brake Repairer: 5 Total credit hours
Front End Mechanic: 5 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Engine Repairer: 5 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Tune-up Mechanic: 25 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Automotive Technician: 67 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Automotive Technician Track: 76 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Sam Collier

Automotive Technology

(859) 442-1146
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