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Automotive Technology
Fuel your future at OTC

Become an expert of your car in the Automotive Technology program at OTC. The comprehensive program taught by certified instructors provides students with must-have skills to diagnose and repair automobiles in various entry-level automotive specialty positions. Learn the fundamentals of automotive system design, operation, diagnosis and repair in hands-on classes like Engine Repair, Brakes and Steering and Suspension. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology.

ASE & NATEF Standards


OTC’s Auto Collision Repair (ABR), Automotive Technology  (AUM) and Diesel Technology (DSL)  programs meet the standard requirements of Automotive Standards of Excellence (ASE) and the  National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Accreditation Information

Automotive Technology

The degree program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650.  The program’s last review was during the Fall 2016 semester.

Program Snapshot

Graduate Survey Report

Automotive Technology Mission Statement

The mission of the Automotive Technology program at Ozarks Technical Community College is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career within the automotive repair industry. The program uses the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation national guidelines with the aid of a technical advisory committee to develop course content and a competency list that will provide the student with the expertise necessary to be successful in the automotive repair industry.

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