Ferris State University

Friday, June 16th, 2017 Michigan

NAFTC National Training Center Profile

The Automotive Service Technology major at Ferris features instruction in modern facilities with an emphasis on computer integration and Controller Area Networking. The AST degree is currently seeking re-accreditation by NATEF and students are trained in all ASE areas, including a solid overview of new emerging technologies. Students complete more than 1,080 hours of instruction on more than 100 late-model vehicles under the supervision of full-time automotive service faculty. With the associate degree, students who wish to build upon their education may easily pursue a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Management, or Automotive Engineering Technology within the School of Automotive and Heavy Equipment.

Strengths Include:
  • Ferris has prepared technicians for industry since the early 1950s
  • 11 full-time A.S.E. master certified faculty members
  • Ferris is an ASE test site
  • Over 100 late-model vehicles onsite to complement instruction
  • Curriculum focuses on current technology; products 7 years old and newer
  • Excellent industry and alumni support
  • The degree feeds directly into multiple bachelor degree options for students wishing to continue their education

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Patrick English
Automotive Engineering Technology Program
College of Engineering Technology
JOH 200
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Email: PatrickEnglish@ferris.edu
Phone: (231) 591-2356