Automotive Technology

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Through an innovative mix of in-depth instruction and hands-on training with Master ASE Certified instructors, UNOH continues to set the standard of excellence for automotive technology education. Join the thousands of graduates who have obtained a job with a diploma, associate, or bachelor's degree from the UNOH College of Applied Technologies' automotive department.

The job responsibilities of automotive service technicians have evolved from mechanical repair to a high technology job. The UNOH College of Applied Technologies' Automotive department offers diploma, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs with the training you need to not only diagnose and repair the automobiles of today, but the automobiles of tomorrow as well.

The UNOH Automotive Technology program is the best in the country for many reasons. Our instructors bring real life experience to the classroom and share the same passion for the automobile as our students do. Students are also taught using the most modern equipment, from Snap-On to Hunter, Summit and many more. We are constantly updating our curriculum to stay current with the latest developments from all the O.E.M.'s and manufacturers of aftermarket equipment.

As a student of the UNOH College of Applied Technologies' Automotive Department, you will begin your training by learning basic theory and operation before advancing to more complex areas. Knowledge-based and performance-based courses are carefully integrated to provide a well-balanced education, utilizing our 90 different vehicles from all the major automakers.

Courses include:

  • Electrical and Electronics I & II
  • Manual and Automatic Drive Trains
  • Engine Diagnosis and Repair
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Automotive Transportation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Automotive Brake Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Computerized Engine Control Systems

Important Facts:

  • 20 Students Per Class Maximum
  • 70% Hands-On Training
  • Coeducational Campus
  • Student Activities Year-Round
  • Over 20 Clubs to Join
  • Free Admittance to UNOH Indoor Athletic Complex, UNOH Athletic Events, and Limaland Motorsports Park

Wage Estimates and Job Outlook

The Automotive Technology field is a job market filled with many employment opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual wage of an Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic is $40,720! Annual earnings range between $35,000 and $63,330 per year depending on your job title and location of employment. Also according to the BLS, there are expected to be at least 237,000 new positions available for graduating technicians in the coming years.*

*U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015,, viewed June 2016

Gainful Employment Information

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