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Studying Automotive Technology at Weber State

Weber State’s automotive program prepares students who have a passion for cars and other vehicles for successful careers with automotive industry leaders.

Automotive Technology Highlights

Weber State’s automotive program partners with Ford, General Motors, Honda, Toyota and Chrysler to train students with state-of-the-art technology. It is the only program of its kind within 1,000 miles.

Graduates are often recruited by most of the world’s major automobile manufacturers.

The program also allows you to become certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), and out-of-state students can receive reduced tuition.

Our automotive program has also been recognized by the National Center for Automotive Science & Technology and our graduates have been recruited by top-tier car companies.


Beyond the Classroom

In Weber State’s automotive technology program, you can gain real work experience through paid internships with local automotive service companies, or you can conduct hands-on research on solar, electric and autonomous vehicles.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Weber State’s Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Service Technology teaches you how a vehicle operates, to diagnose problems with vehicles and to correct them. You can choose from three program tracks: General Motors ASEP, Heavy Duty Truck and Automotive Technical Education.

The Bachelor of Science in Automotive Technology builds on the AAS degree by teaching you skills for working in a variety of automotive industries. You can choose a focus of Field Service Operations or Advanced Vehicle Systems.

What You CAN DO After Weber

With an associate’s degree, you can find entry-level service technician positions in dealerships, independent garages and other automotive service suppliers.

After earning your bachelor’s degree, you can work in customer service, field engineering, field service testing and technical instruction

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective


I like seeing the students learn, progress and enhance their skills and knowledge to a point where they can start a career, not just a job.

John Kelly


It's rewarding when the student gains the confidence to solve challenging problems on their own.

Scott Hadzik