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Macomb’s Automotive Technology Program

Automotive Technology

This program will teach you how to diagnose, repair and maintain the parts and systems of the modern automobile. Your training will include working on vehicles in modern service bays on South Campus, using the most up-to-date diagnostic and repair tools and equipment available. This program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.



If you want to specialize, certificate options include: Brakes & Suspension, Driveability & Diagnosis, Driveline, Electrical & Air Conditioning, Engines and a Skill Specific Certificate in Alternative Fuel.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Automotive Technology

  1. Our experienced faculty and state-of-the-art equipment can prepare you for what you’ll find in the field
  2. We collaborate with the auto industry to ensure our curriculum matches what you need to get hired
  3. Conveniently scheduled classes allow you to attend school around your work schedule

Automotive Technology Courses at Macomb

• Automotive Systems
• Automotive Electrical Systems
• Automatic Transmission Theory and Diagnosis
• Automotive Brake Systems
• Automotive Suspension Component Service
• Automotive Fuel Systems
• Automotive Manual Transmission & Powertrain Systems
• Automotive Rear Wheel Drive
• Automotive Front Wheel Drive

• Automotive Electronics
• Automotive Engines
• Automotive Suspension Alignment Procedures
• Automotive Ignition & Emissions Systems
• Automotive Air Conditioning Theory & Service
• Automotive Upper Engine Service
• Automotive Lower Engine Service
• Automotive Driveline Laboratory
• Automotive Driveability & Diagnosis

Career Opportunities in Automotive Technology

With an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology from Macomb, you will be qualified for positions that include automotive service technician, mechanic and automotive engineering technician.
With a certificate in one of the five specialty areas or with a Skill Specific Certificate in Alternative Fuels, you will be qualified for positions that include automotive service technician and mechanic.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Automotive Technology program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and may be applied to a bachelor’s degree program.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Automotive Technology Program?

For more information on Macomb’s Automotive Technology Program, contact one of the Automotive Technology Program advisors:

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For information about program cost, on-time completion rates, typical student debt, and other important information, visit:

  • Automotive Technology, Certificate
  • Automotive Technology Driveability & Diagnosis, Certificate of Completion
  • Automotive Technology Electrical & Air Conditioning, Certificate of Completion

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