This degree program prepares you to enter the automotive repair field with a broad-based knowledge of current diagnostic and repair skills.

You'll learn the skills necessary to service new computerized controls, new fuel delivery systems and power train designs. Coursework includes classroom and laboratory experience to give you a strong theoretical background and the hands-on experience to diagnose and overhaul all automotive system components.

The Senior Automotive Lab offers diagnostic and repair equipment used by today's automotive repair professionals. Faculty, staff, students and alumni can take advantage of the program's diagnostic repair services. 

This program is offered by the Applied Technologies Department. Certified by the ASE Education Foundation since 1988, the program also meets the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence standards of quality for the training of automobile technicians in all areas.

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Automotive Technical Services

Automotive Technical Services

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Career Opportunities

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Graduates will be qualified to pursue a variety of careers, including: Automotive Technician, Service Desk Personnel, Bench Mechanic. About nine out of ten have secured a job before graduation.
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There is projected to be a 40,000+ shortage of technicians in the US by 2024. Here is the median salary taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics as of 2017: Automotive Service Technician, $39,550.
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Recent employers include: Adirondack Tire; Aamco Transmissions; Carbone Hyundai; Carbone Toyota; CDTA; H&V Autocare and Collision Center; Haddad Motor Company; Bethlehem Auto Repair; Keeler Auto Group; Lia Nissan; Liggetts Auto; Mohawk Honda; Neimer Volkswagen.

Meet our Students

Seth D. | Automotive Technical Services graduate
"In my opinion, we’ve got the best teachers here at Hudson Valley."

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Christopher McNally, Ph.D.
Applied Technologies Interim Department Chairperson
Williams Hall, Room 126

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.