University of Northwestern Ohio

Automotive Management


Every global automotive manufacturer doing business in America requires managers with the precise skills offered by the University of Northwestern Ohio’s Automotive Management program. Automotive dealerships have needs for individuals who have strong management skills and an understanding of automotive dealership operations, parts and service management, as well as the aftermarket automotive industry. One in seven jobs in the United States is related to transportation, primarily in the service sector, and these jobs cannot be outsourced. Courses focus on the business skills that effective management personnel need in the automotive industry.

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to the Automotive Industry
  • Principles of Management
  • Parts & Service Management
  • Automotive Aftermarket Management
  • Customer Relations
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Professional Selling
  • Small Business & the Entrepreneur

Possible Careers:

  • Repair & Service Managers
  • Field Service Representatives
  • Sales Representatives
  • Customer Relations Managers
  • Insurance Adjusters
  • Fleet Managers
  • Parts Managers
  • Automotive Account & Finance Managers
  • Body Shop Managers

As a seasoned veteran in the automotive industry, I have witnessed the evolution of vehicles and industry complexity. Like everything in our global economy, job complexity has become synonymous with earnings. Today’s complex automotive industry requires a well-rounded education that prepares the future management candidate with a foundation of knowledge that can hit the ground running for a career in automotive management.

Grant Brosseau – Director of Technology/Fixed Operations – DeVoe Automotive Group - Florida

Completion of UNOH’s Automotive Management Associate Degree can lead to many exciting job opportunities within the automotive industry from automotive and heavy equipment retailers & manufacturers to suppliers, and the aftermarket industry.

Get the degree that will get you a well-paying job at UNOH!

There are expected to be more than 43,000 job openings in the next 10 years in the automotive management industry according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics with an average wage topping $65,000 per year!

Automotive Management Programs

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Associate Degrees