Academic Programs Automotive Technology
The Automotive Technology program prepares students for careers as Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified automotive technicians. Midland College is a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program, and the curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful completion of the ASE examinations. Specific areas of training include electrical systems, electronic controls, brake systems, suspension and steering, heating and air conditioning, engine performance, engine repair, manual drive trains and axles, automatic transmissions/transaxles, and automotive shop management. An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology consists of 64-66 semester credit hours and takes approximately two years to complete. Four certificate options are also available consisting of 19-24 semester credit hours and taking approximately one year to complete.