Automotive Technology

Instruction in systems such a engines, fuel, on-board computers, transmissions, steering, suspension, and brakes is the basis for this program.

The Automotive Technician option provides knowledge of the various systems used to develop skills in troubleshooting, performing preventative maintenance, servicing and repairing automobiles. The program, which is designed to be completed in two years, prepares graduates for entry-level service technician jobs in the auto repair industry. The student may be provided a work-study experience alternating between periods of work on-site and work in a classroom-laboratory setting.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science

  • General Occupational Technical Studies with student's plan of study in Automotive Technology.



  • Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic: 4 credit hours
  • Automotive Electrician: 10 credit hours
  • Manual Transmission/Drive Train Technician: 5 credit hours
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician: 5 credit hours
  • Brake Repairer: 5 credit hours
  • Engine Repairer: 5 credit hours
  • Front End Mechanic: 5 credit hours
  • Tune-up Mechanic: 25 credit hours

For program course requirements, consult the Automotive Technology Check Sheet.

Program Length

You can complete the Associate in Applied Science/General Occupational Technical Studies degree in two years as a full-time student. Diplomas and certificates can be completed in less time depending on your class load.

For More Information

Tony Wallace
(606) 783-1538 ext. 66346

Maysville Community and Technical College, Rowan Campus-Morehead
609 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-9876 fax

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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