Jun 18, 2019  
2018-19 College Catalog 
2018-19 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Automotive Service Management Major Information

This major provides the students with the knowledge to diagnose, correct and repair electrical, fuel, emissions and mechanical problems found in today’s modern automobile. Additional business coursework necessary for employment in the automotive service industry is also provided.

Department of Transportation Technologies


Toledo-area Campus

Phone Number


Glenn A. Rettig, Assistant Dean Industrial & Engineering Technologies 117 (567) 661-7457 glenn_rettig@owens.edu
Sherri Johnson, Chair  Transportation Technologies 125 (567) 661-7136 sherri_johnson@owens.edu


Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) November 1, 2015 through November 1, 2021.  For more information concerning accreditation standards contact the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 310 W. Lake Street, Suite 111, Elmhurst, IL 60126, phone number 630-433-4514, web address atmae.org.



Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical/electronic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive engines.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive suspension, steering, and brake systems.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive drivelines.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive heating and cooling systems.
  • Analyze and summarize repair orders.

Career Interests

Graduates may seek jobs as service writers, service managers, salespeople, managers and owners of specialty shops, parts distributors and many other administrative jobs found in the automotive industry.