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Automotive and Transportation Technology Programs

The Automotive Technology Programs at Stark State College are structured to prepare students for a productive career in the automotive service industry. In our two state-of-the-art automotive facilities, students use the latest tools and diagnostic equipment to apply practical service techniques to our fleet of late-model vehicles. This builds hands-on skills that can be applied immediately while in the program or upon graduation. The automotive curriculum is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) preparing students to pursue Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification.

Automotive Technology graduates work as:

  • Independent or dealership automotive technicians
  • Dealership service advisors
  • Parts department associates
  • Independent service facility managers or owners
  • Factory service representatives
  • Fleet maintenance technicians or managers 

Students enrolled in the two-year automotive associate’s degree, two-year automotive certificate, or the one-year automotive certificate can select specialty electives in:

Graduates of Stark State’s associate degree programs will receive an associate degree in applied science in automotive and transportation technology.

Automotive Technology Center
5600 Whipple Avenue NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720
330-494-6170 Directions