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Associate Degree, Certificates
We live in a mobile world.
We all know that cars can leave you sitting, oil needs changing and air conditioners can leave you sweating in July.
We need someone who knows how to make these things work. OCtech's Automotive Technology program will teach you what you need to know to keep people moving and move yourself into a great career.
Program Coordinator Kevin Kneece gives an overview of OCtech's Automotive program. Find out how it works and what you can expect.
Meet a graduate and see how he has been successful in the automotive world.
Meet the service director at Superior Honda, one of Orangeburg's leading car dealers. He explains why they rely on OCtech graduates.
A degree in Automotive Technology provides you the opportunity for a great career, a great salary and no shortage of job options.
Our five-semester associate degree program is taught in mini sessions so you can quickly move through the program. We also offer certifications that you can add to enhance your career options.
Our Automotive degree covers topics including engine repair, transmissions, suspensions and steering, electrical systems, brakes, heating and air conditioning systems, engine performance and more.
After graduation, you'll be able to quickly and correctly diagnose automotive issues. You'll also be prepared to take and pass the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) tests.
Our program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, so you can be sure you are getting quality training.
In addition to an Associate Degree, we offer certifications in Basic Diesel Maintenance and Undercar Specialist.
With a Basic Diesel Maintenance Certificate, you'll have skills to start as an entry-level diesel maintenance technician in a short period of time.
Our Undercar Specialist Certificate can also prepare you for a job immediately, or use it to enhance the other skills you'll gain in the program.
Paying for college is not as hard as you may think. Many of our students attend for little to no tuition cost.
Automotive Technology Degree
$2,730 per semester
Basic Diesel Maintenance Certificate
$3,120 program total
Undercar Specialist Certificate
$1,560 per semester
Applicable fees and approximately $750 for books and supplies. Your actual cost may vary.
*Based on 2021-22 full-time / in-county tuition
Applying online is free and takes just a few minutes.
Paying for college is easier than you think.