Award Granted Upon Completion: Certificate in Automotive Master Technician
Credits/Contacts Required: 53/80
Major code: 04/407
CIP Code: 470604
Gainful Employment Information
This certificate program, which takes two years to complete, emphasizes the development of skills in service, repair and diagnostic procedures. With state regulations, certification of auto technicians is required by law. The program provides an opportunity for students to prepare themselves for technician certification exams in all 8 areas. Year by year, as automotive systems become more sophisticated, there is an increasing demand for trained technicians who have the knowledge and skills to service the ever changing and improved products. Therefore, this certificate prepares the successful graduate for various jobs in the automotive service field, including: Dealership service technician, assistant or parts department manager, and a variety of skilled jobs in automotive manufacturing. By obtaining this certificate in all 8 areas, it will make you more marketable in the automotive industry. By working with an academic advisor, a successful Automotive Master Technician graduate can go on to earn an associate’s degree.