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You can identify any car in the dark just by looking at its headlights. You only go home to eat, sleep and work on your car-and not necessarily in that order. Your ears perk up when you hear a well-tuned engine. In short, you love cars. But you also love knowing what makes them run like a dream. Consider the A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology to turn your passion for cars into a fulfilling career.
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What You Will Learn:

Our approach to automotive technology is all about science with a conscience. As a member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, you will learn techniques that are as technologically advanced as they are environmentally responsible. You will learn about such progressive technologies as computer-controlled fuel and ignition systems, anti-lock brakes and microcomputer-controlled systems. You will also learn how to diagnose problems using the most advanced electronic tools.
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What It Is Like:

Along with traditional classes, you will gain valuable, hands-on experience in our campus automotive lab. You will also participate in a cooperative education "work-learn" internship which provides practical, real-world experience while working alongside skilled automotive professionals.
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Where It Can Take You:

Upon graduation, you will have the necessary skills to pursue a wide variety of job opportunities in the automotive industry including: automotive technician, service representative and electronic diagnostic technician. You will also be qualified to pursue a four-year degree in such fields as engineering, research, management or education.
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This degree program has transfer agreements with the college listed below. This means you can start your degree here and finish it there without losing credits.

  • Empire State College

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"The internships are great. Not only am I getting great experience working in one of the best service centers in town, but I'm also getting paid for it." ~ Nate S.