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Power Technologies Degree and Certificate Programs

Power Technologies (Includes Automotive) Degree

The Power Technologies program offers entry-level and advanced instruction, with an emphasis on the analysis and diagnosis of modern gasoline and diesel vehicles. Students in this degree program can learn more about fuel and emissions systems, automotive power train, braking systems and drivability.

Potential Occupations

Service Technician 

Diesel Technician 

Small Engine Repair 

Agricultural Equipment Technician 

Marine Equipment Technician 

Service Manager 

Automotive-Engine Repair Certificate 

Preparation for ASE Test A1

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Certificate 

Preparation for ASE Test A2

Manual Drive Train and Axles Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A3

Suspension and Steering Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A4

Brakes Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A5

Automotive-Electrical/Electronics Systems Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A6

Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A7

Automotive-Engine Performance Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test A8

Diesel Engines Certificate

Preparation for ASE Test T2

Integrated Applications-Based Curriculum in Advanced Manufacturing (IACAM) Certificate

This certificate includes the core courses for four current degree programs: Robotics, Power and Controls, Mechanical Engineering, and Manufacturing. It provides a common guided pathway that a student could begin and then continue into one of these programs. Or, the certificate alone would prepare students for non-technical, support or supervisor positions in the manufacturing sector.

Contact Information

If you have questions about our degree programs, please contact us at 866.AT.TERRA, or 866.288.3772.


Megan Zech- Academic & Career Advisor / Work Experience Specialist
Location: A-100F, Roy Klay Hall 
Email: mkeller01@terra.edu
Phone: 419.559.2106 

You can also email us at admissions@terra.edu.

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