Automotive Technology Class

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Service Technology program is intended to provide education and practice in automotive system operation, diagnosis, and repair of passenger cars, SUVs, and light trucks at a reasonable cost to students of District 502. Certificate and associate degree programs are available to students to help prepare them to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree.

Location

The Automotive Service Technology program at College of DuPage is located in the Technical Education Center, located off of the southwest corner of the intersection of Lambert Road and Fawell Blvd (22nd St.) on the Glen Ellyn campus.

Facility

The program is housed in the recently constructed Technical Education Center and occupies over 29,000 square feet with a 34 bay shop and 4 dedicated classrooms available to provide education and practice on automotive system operation, diagnosis, and repair of passenger cars, SUVs, and light trucks.

Cost

The Automotive Service Technology program at College of DuPage is offered at a substantial cost savings to other Automotive Repair Programs available in the area. Visit Tuition and Aid for the current tuition rate. Based on the current tuition rate the approximate costs of a certificate or Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Service Technology are:

Certificate

Tuition: $6615
Books: $930
Lab Fees: $585
Tools: $650-$2,000
Estimated Total:$8,780 - $10,130

AAS Degree

Tuition: $9,180
Books: $1,650
Lab Fees: $585
Tools: $650-$2,000
Estimated Total: $12,065 - $13,415

Either of these options can be completed in two years or less as a full time student.

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Contact Information

Joe Aranki, Program Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1054, (630) 942–2534

Matt Shanahan, Program Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1056, (630) 942-3080

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor    
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548

Bridget McFarland, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), (630) 942-8419 

Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592