Automotive Technology A.O.S.

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Turn your passion for cars into a career

An A.O.S. degree from Onondaga can jump start your career in the automotive industry

What You'll Learn

As a member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, you'll learn techniques that are as technologically advanced as they are environmentally responsible. You’ll also learn about things like computer-controlled fuel and ignition systems, anti-lock brakes, microcomputer-controlled systems, and how to diagnose problems using the most advanced electronic tools.

An Automotive Technology professor at OCC

What It's Like

Along with traditional classes, you’ll gain valuable, hands-on experience in our campus automotive lab. You’ll also participate in a cooperative education "work-learn" internship, which provides practical experience while working alongside skilled automotive professionals. 

A student underneath a car at OCC

Where You'll Go

Upon graduation, you’ll have the necessary skills to pursue a wide variety of job opportunities in the automotive industry including: automotive technician, service representative, and electronic diagnostic technician. You can also pursue a four-year degree in fields like engineering, research, management, or education.