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Automotive Programs

The Automotive Technology Department offers a 2-Year Automotive Service Program and a 4-Year Automotive Technology Program. Both programs offer students unique opportunities in the Automotive field.

Why do many students choose to study Automotive Technology at Pittsburg State?

  • Graduates are highly recruited by leading edge dealerships and corporations
  • The 2-Year Program is an NATEF-accredited program
  • The 4-Year Program is considered by the industry as 1 of the top 4 programs of its kind in the country.

Portfolio Summarization Table

Capstone Summarization Table (Excel)
Senior Capstone Portfolio (Word)
Teamwork/Leadership Documentation Form (PDF)

2015 Ford/AAA Student Skills Competition

What can you do with an Automotive degree?  Take a look at our recent graduates!

Pete and Jon with CorvetteJonathan Burton is a 2012 Automotive Technology  graduate is a Service Parts Engineer for General Motors.  Pete Allen is a Powertrain Integration Service Engineer also working for General Motors.  Pete received his PSU Automotive Technology degree in 2010 and his Master's degree from PSU in 2011.  Both work and live in the Detroit metro area.

Kelsey Bailey 2011 Graduate

Kelsey Bailey, 2011 graduate, was hired by Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes in their Management Training Program and was recently promoted to Outside Sales Consultant in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Nathon CooperNathan Cooper, 2010 Diesel and Heavy Equipment graduate,  works for Central Power Systems and Service with Off-Highway Inside Sales Support in the metro Kansas City area. 

lex Brevitz

Alex Brevitz, a May 2013 graduate of the PSU Automotive Technology program, and is a Management Trainee for Murphy-Hoffman Company in Olathe, KS.

Tim Engle

Tim Engle, 2009 graduate of the Automotive Technology program at PSU, is Parts Manager at Davis-Moore Chrysler dealership in Wichita, KS.