OSU Institute of Technology has one of the nation’s premier automotive training programs, ensuring graduates will have a successful career in the automotive service industry.
Guided by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) standards, the curriculum provides hands-on learning experience, which allows each student to understand and apply automotive diagnostic and service procedures.
The average salary range for entry level technicians is very competitive. With just a few years of experience, the salaries increase dramatically. Employers also typically provide health and retirement benefits. With paid benefits as part of the program curriculum, students can begin earning even before graduation!
Because of employer sponsorships there is nearly a 100% job placement rate among students who have earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Automotive Service Technology from OSU Institute of Technology.
Graduates are better prepared to start a career as an automotive technician who can analytically diagnose problems, perform the proper service procedures and to maintain high customer service satisfaction. Upon graduation, students are eligible for ASE certification.
The curriculum is structured to enable the successful graduate to advance in position after additional experience and to understand new systems and components as they are introduced.