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Automotive Technology Management

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"I'm prepared to use the skills I've gained from this class in everyday life to help fellow UCM students, Warrensburg community members and others."
Tyler Bolton, Safety Management major

Area 1: Automotive Technology, Bachelor of Science Degree

The Automotive Technology program is designed to produce leaders to meet the increasing demand for skilled managers in industry. The program provides specialized training for students entering the automotive industry.

Why Choose Automotive Technology Management at UCM?
Area 1: Automotive Technology

  • UCM is one of only 20 institutions nationwide offering a full-range bachelor's degree in Automotive Technology.
  • UCM's Automotive Technology Management program is the only bachelor's degree in automotive technology across the country to achieve both accreditations from the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering, and the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation.
  • The Gaines Technology Complex dedicates more than one-third of its 66,000-square-foot area to the automotive technology management program.

What will I study?
You will study in some of the finest facilities available in order to prepare you for positions in automotive technology and the transportation industry. You will learn in the classroom by applying your skills and through internship opportunities.

Courses include:

  • Engine Theory and Maintenance
  • Fuel Systems and Emission Controls
  • Steering and Suspension Systems
  • Transmissions and Drivelines

Related areas of concentration:

  • Design Technology Major
  • Service Management Major

What can I do with a degree in Automotive Technology Management?
Design Engineer

  • Automotive Service Advisor
  • Maintenance Coordinator
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Research and Development Specialist

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Automotive Technology Management, there is the opportunity to be involved in the Society of Automotive Engineers.

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

Faculty members within the school are qualified academically, and they are experienced industry professionals.  The school's faculty maintain close relationships with alumni and related professional associations/industries to help students network for possible career opportunities.  

Learn more about Automotive Technology Management at UCM
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