The Advanced Transportation Technologies degree program offers students the opportunity to learn the academic and occupational skills needed by entry-level technicians in the advanced transportation industry. The curriculum was developed with industry guidance and prepares students with foundation courses. A key focus is on electronic technologies used in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles. The program has special emphasis on the CNG, hybrid, electric, and alternative fuel vehicles being introduced by the major manufacturers.
In addition to the degree option, the advanced transportation technology certificate program is designed to be as flexible as possible in offering students and working technicians the opportunity to gain the needed knowledge and skills with a short-term commitment. As students progress through the degree program, they will be exposed to other aspects of the transportation industry that include personal planning, development of individual and team working skills, development of advanced technical knowledge, health and safety, and environmental issues.