Auto Mechanics Technology Program

The Auto Mechanics Technology, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program prepares students for steady employment, professional growth and personal satisfaction. This program educates students who are new to the automotive field and provides updates to those already employed in the industry.

The Automotive industry continues to evolve with the advancements in technology. The Auto Mechanics Technology, AAS program is a comprehensive training program designed to cover all aspects of automotive repair, which includes engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and conditioning, and engine performance.

Graduates with an AAS degree find employment in dealerships, independent service facilities, corporate repair facilities and automotive parts establishments. Our graduates are employed as automotive technicians, insurance claims adjusters, automotive instructors, parts specialists and repair technicians in related fields.

Prospective students have the option to start in either the fall or the spring semester; spaces are limited to 60 students for the fall semester and 20 students for the spring semester. Automotive classes are taught during the daytime (typically between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm).

Students in the program are required to purchase their own tools for the program (see Required Tool List​). DMACC Auto programs partner with several vendors, who provide our students with a discount while they are in the program (see Tool Vendors​).

Interested students should apply today! The auto programs are listed under the “Engineering, Manufacturing & Building Trades” pathway on the application. DMACC's Automotive Mechanics Technology AAS program is ASE certified.

DMACC's Automotive Mechanics Technology AAS program is AS​E certified.

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