Automotive Technology | AAS
This program is eligible for free tuition
Associate of Applied Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Automotive Technology Toolbook

The Automotive Technology program is a two-year degree program designed to prepare you to perform a wide range of diagnostics, repairs, and preventative maintenance on automobiles and light trucks. You will have the opportunity to learn in an industry certified facility.

You will have extensive hands-on training in engine overhaul, manual and automatic drive train, front end alignment, brake service and repair, fuel systems, ignition system, and air conditioning. In addition, the program provides training in electrical and electronic control systems, engine performance diagnosis, and on-board computerized engine control systems diagnosis.

The majority of graduates will work in dealerships, independent repair shops, fleet service facilities, and service stations. Over 20 percent will be self-employed.

All Auto Technology students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects. You will be in the lab and working the first day of class and tools are required.

Meet Your Advisor

Lorena Carmona
Career Navigator
Call  712.317.3301
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book Appointment

Required Classes for Automotive Technology | AAS

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Shane Sampson
Automotive Technology Instructor
Call  712.317.3165
Sioux CIty Campus, Room H302
John Kraemer
Automotive Technology Instructor
Call  712.317.3208
Sioux City Campus, Room H302

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $13,520.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,910.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Tools: $6,603.28
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,400.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.