Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│64 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus│Eligible for Financial Aid
Experience top-notch training through the two-year Automotive Technology program at Moraine Park Technical College where you’ll earn the qualifications needed to become a skilled professional in the automotive tech industry.
With the increasingly complex automotive engineering technology, qualified automotive technicians are in high demand. Moraine Park’s Automotive Technology program provides the expert training and environment needed to become a certified professional who knows how to diagnose, maintain and repair vehicles in today’s auto industry. If you have a love for cars or are looking for a fun, exciting career, apply today to start preparing for ASE certification testing and become a skilled automotive tech.
What You’ll Learn
Students learn to diagnose, service and repair through hands-on training from experienced professionals. Graduates repair all eight major systems of the automobile through advanced auto technology which includes:
- Engine mechanical
- Engine performance
- Automatic transmission/transaxle
- Manual drive train
- Steering and suspension
- Climate control
- Electrical and electronic systems
Potential careers include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Automotive Technician
- Automotive Specialist
- Automotive Warehouse Distributor
- Fleet Maintenance Technician
- Parts Specialist
- Service Manager/Assistant Service Manager
- Service Writer/Consultant
Earn a technical diploma along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.
“We need people in trades. At Holiday, we hire MPTC and tech college graduates and support our employees serving on committees at the College. Our partnership also helps us fill the many high-skill, high-paying jobs with MPTC graduates.”
– Mike Shannon, Holiday Automotive Chairman & Moraine Park Alumnus
Course requirements are subject to change. Visit our catalog for up-to-date information.
|103-159||Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office||1|
|602-107||Auto Service Fundamentals||2|
|602-124||Steering and Suspension Systems||3|
|602-125||Electrical and Electronic Systems 1||2|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|602-103||Engine Repair 1||2|
|602-127||Electrical and Electronic Systems 2||3|
|602-128||Electrical and Electronic Systems 3||3|
|602-197||Engine Performance 1||3|
|Natural Science Course||3|
|602-123||Engine Repair 2||3|
|602-196||Climate Control Systems||3|
|602-198||Engine Performance 2||4|
|Light Duty Diesel Engine Operation
or Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems 1
|602-149||Manual Drive Train and Axles||4|
|602-195||Advanced Chassis Systems||2|
|809-199||Psychology of Human Relations||3|
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 6-8 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
- $143.45 per credit (resident)
- $215.18 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Students must wear Moraine Park approved program uniform. Approximately $160 for a set of 4 uniforms.
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High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Transferring here is easy! You can transfer in prior college work by submitting official college transcripts or get a free transcript review.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.
Our recruiters on any of the three campuses are ready to help you plan your future!