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 4-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree.
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 Rd. and Fawell Blvd (22nd St.) on the Glen Ellyn campus.
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.
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. At a tuition rate of $140 per credit hour the approximate costs of a certificate or Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Service Technology are:
Lab Fees: $585
Estimated Total:$8,775 - $9,775
Lab Fees: $585
Estimated Total: $12,155 - $13,155
Either of these options can be completed in two years or less as a full time student.
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Mike Foss, Program Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1060, (630) 942-2138
Tom Robertson, Program Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1064, (630) 942-2439
Alison Greene, Program Adviser
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2969
Bridget McFarland, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), (630) 942-8419
Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592
Tom RobertsonAutomotive Technology
"I hope my students develop the same curiosity I have to discover how something works and why it works that way, and then I hope they can apply that understanding to determine why something isn't working or is broken," Tom Robertson said. "I hope my students also appreciate the value of continuous learning and how information updates allow them to remain proficient and profitable in our profession.Read Spotlight
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