Program Description

Automotive servicing has changed drastically in the past few years.  Turn your love for cars into a career with a degree in Automotive Systems Technology, which will prepare you for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive industry.

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field. Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework.

Course Information

Students who earn credentials in Automotive Technology typically have a starting salary of $46,880 annually in North Carolina. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities in the automotive field are plentiful. Qualified technicians can work in specialized shops that focus on a single system (electrical, transmission, brakes, etc.); in dealerships, on particular product lines; or in independent garages servicing all types of vehicles.


Johnny O'Connell

Automotive Technology Instructor


(910) 788-6205