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Associate Degrees in Automotive Engineering

Many students launch their post-secondary education by obtaining an associate degree. This type of program generally requires two years’ worth of courses and allows students to choose a specific area of study as their major. It offers a mix of general education classes as well as classes specific to the major. What is an associate degree in automotive engineering? This degree provides studen… Read more

Many students launch their post-secondary education by obtaining an associate degree. This type of program generally requires two years’ worth of courses and allows students to choose a specific area of study as their major. It offers a mix of general education classes as well as classes specific to the major.

What is an associate degree in automotive engineering? This degree provides students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of automotive vehicles’ systems and parts. Students who earn this degree often take many classes in math and science, and some programs offer hands-on training when teaching about engines, transmissions, or electrical systems. With an associate degree in automotive engineering, many students choose to immediately enter the workforce, while others put their degrees toward earning a higher qualification such as a bachelor’s degree.   

Along with more in-depth training on mechanical parts and systems, this degree offers students the chance to develop skills, such as critical thinking and organization, that are highly desired in the workplace. Additionally, students may learn troubleshooting and repair techniques that can help them perform maintenance work on their own automobiles.

A program such as this will vary in duration and costs depending on the school and country from where students earn it. The best way to accurately determine costs is to research and contact schools directly about enrollment and tuition fees.

With this type of academic qualification, there are many possible employment opportunities within the automotive industry. Some students look to become a service technician, shop foreman, or automotive business owner. Some use their associate degree to find entry-level work, while others go on to earn more advanced degrees to become computer or mechanical engineers. With an associate degree in automotive engineering, students may find job opportunities from repair shops to computer design and everything in between.

In today’s highly mobile society, an associate degree in automotive engineering may be an excellent decision for a student’s career. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Brookdale Community College
Middletown , USA

This program is designed to meet the continual demand for trained automotive technicians. The student participates in hands-on experiences in testing, diagnosing, and repairin ... +

This program is designed to meet the continual demand for trained automotive technicians. The student participates in hands-on experiences in testing, diagnosing, and repairing automobiles. Emphasis in class and laboratory is placed on real-world, hands-on experience. Upon graduation, the student is fully qualified to work in an auto service center/dealership as an auto technician, and may lead to positions such as service advisor, service manager, parts counter person, and service writer. *Class will be offered in person in Spring 2021. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
08 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay , USA

Highly skilled automotive technicians and specialists are needed to keep pace with the increasingly complex vehicles being manufactured for today's consumer. In the Automotive ... +

Highly skilled automotive technicians and specialists are needed to keep pace with the increasingly complex vehicles being manufactured for today's consumer. In the Automotive Technology program, you'll learn to diagnose and service automobiles under conditions similar to an actual repair facility. Plus, you'll develop repair facility management skills to increase your employment potential. Career opportunities for you include automotive service technician, shop foreman, parts manager, warranty claims person, repair facility owner/operator, plus all of the career opportunities offered by the Automotive Technician program. This two-year program is ASE Certified to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation Standards. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
31 May 2021
Campus
 
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha , USA

As a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified school, Gateway Technical College is recognized as upholding the highest quality training for an Au ... +

As a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified school, Gateway Technical College is recognized as upholding the highest quality training for an Automotive Technician program. The Automotive Maintenance Technician technical diploma and the Automotive Technology associate degree program provide the hands-on training and education you need for a successful career in an automotive repair facility or retail service center. Gateway's automotive training programs are taught at the Horizon Center for Transportation Technology. The state-of-the-art facility houses the latest in automotive training equipment and serves as a strategic hub for the Midwest’s transportation industry. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston , USA

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by t ... +

Established in 1908, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Automotive Technology program located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest in the nation and certified by the National Automotive Technician Educational Foundation (NATEF). The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranks our program among the top 50 programs in the U.S. for mechanic education. We are ranked 35th when compared to 4-year colleges. -
Associate Degree
English
Campus
 
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City , USA

The Automotive Manufacturing program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to identify and resolve production problems in the manufac ... +

The Automotive Manufacturing program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to identify and resolve production problems in the manufacture of products. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
State Fair Community College
Sedalia , USA

As automotive technology's complexity increases, so make the demand for trained workers who can quickly and accurately service today’s vehicles. Our program will give you the ... +

As automotive technology's complexity increases, so make the demand for trained workers who can quickly and accurately service today’s vehicles. Our program will give you the skills you need to succeed in the job market. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Lower Columbia College
Longview , USA

Modern automobiles are complex machines requiring service technicians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable about mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. The Automo ... +

Modern automobiles are complex machines requiring service technicians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable about mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. The Automotive Technology program provides a strong combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice, with courses based on competencies established by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia , USA

Whether you’re planning to enter the field as an automotive technician or would like to advance your career with certifications in speciality areas, MTC has the path that’s ri ... +

Whether you’re planning to enter the field as an automotive technician or would like to advance your career with certifications in speciality areas, MTC has the path that’s right for you. -
Associate Degree
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs , USA

If you have always wanted to learn the basics of auto mechanics, these courses will help you achieve the skills to repair vehicles and do basic maintenance.

If you have always wanted to learn the basics of auto mechanics, these courses will help you achieve the skills to repair vehicles and do basic maintenance. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Montana State University Northern
Havre , USA

The Automotive Technology program at MSU-Northern is a comprehensive training program that emphasizes quality and leadership through Master ASE certified instruction.

The Automotive Technology program at MSU-Northern is a comprehensive training program that emphasizes quality and leadership through Master ASE certified instruction. -
Associate Degree
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Skagit Valley College
Mount Vernon , USA +3 More

The Automotive Technology (AT) program holds a master's certification from the National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation (NATEF). The program has been a first-plac ... +

The Automotive Technology (AT) program holds a master's certification from the National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation (NATEF). The program has been a first-place winner of the “Award for Excellence” and received recognition as the best college independent automotive program in the nation. Automotive Technology (AT) is a competency-based program designed to prepare students for a career in the automotive industry. The program’s NATEF accreditation provides students with instructors and a facility that meets national standards. These standards assist graduates in acquiring excellent job placement in the automotive career of their choice. The rapid advancement of new technology has created a need for highly-skilled automotive technicians. Excellent employment opportunities exist in new car dealerships, independent repair shops, specialty shops, and fleet agencies. The Automotive Technology program combines theory and practical experience during six quarters of instruction. Students develop diagnostic and repair skills on late-model vehicles in a well-equipped shop. Subjects include brake and suspension systems, electrical/electronic systems, automatic and manual transmissions, heating and air conditioning, engines, engine performance, light-duty diesel, engine machining, and hybrid-electric/electric vehicles. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
 
Patrick Henry Community College
Martinsville , USA

To provide a rapid response to an anticipated workforce shortage for the motorsports industry within the mid-Atlantic region.

To provide a rapid response to an anticipated workforce shortage for the motorsports industry within the mid-Atlantic region. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
 
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Chandler , USA

The Applied Technology Field of Interest programs gives you the hands-on skills you need to design, develop, or repair high-tech equipment and processes.

The Applied Technology Field of Interest programs gives you the hands-on skills you need to design, develop, or repair high-tech equipment and processes. -
Associate Degree
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Baton Rouge Community College
Baton Rouge , USA

This program is designed to prepare students to complete safe and quality repairs and become knowledgeable vehicle repair and maintenance technicians.

This program is designed to prepare students to complete safe and quality repairs and become knowledgeable vehicle repair and maintenance technicians. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Anoka Technical College
Anoka , USA

The Anoka Technical College Automotive Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is intended for advanced individuals seeking additional possibilities in their auto ... +

The Anoka Technical College Automotive Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is intended for advanced individuals seeking additional possibilities in their automotive future. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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