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Automotive Technology

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

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

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, 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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