The program combines classroom, lab, and, in some cases, internship experience in all aspects of automotive diagnosis and repair. Students use hands-on applied learning with high-tech tools and systems to acquire knowledge and skills which foster the ability to continuously adapt to an ever-changing technology.
Arts & Sciences curriculum supports the technical skills students learn as well as enhances students’ oral and written communication skills and critical thinking ability. All AUTO instructors are ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians.
The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, the branch of ASE which certifies and accredits automotive education programs, has certified Dunwoody in all areas of service and repair.
Degree Information: Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Common Job Titles
Technician; General Service; Light Duty Technician
Automotive Dealers; Franchised Tire/Auto Repair Centers; Independently Owned Repair Facilities
National Median Salary
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov.