Automotive Department

Seminole State's Automotive Building Sanford Lake Mary

The Automotive Department at Seminole State College enables students to earn an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or career certificate while gaining valuable experience and preparing for successful careers in the automotive industry.

Students can earn an A.A.S. degree in Automotive Engineering Technology  through one of three specialty tracks:

  • Ford – Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET)
  • General Motors – Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP)
  • Import– Technician Automotive Career Training (TACT)

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Information Sessions

All students interested in our Automotive programs are invited to attend information sessions in Summer 2024 where they will:

  • Receive general information about Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Learn about our different Automotive Programs (Degree & Certificate Programs)
  • Meet the program manager, faculty, and academic advisor
  • Tour the automotive labs and classrooms
  • See demonstrations of how state-of-the-art technology is used in the automotive program

Summer 2024 Information Session Dates

The dates for Information Sessions in Summer 2024 will be available soon.

Why Choose Seminole State?

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  • Award-winning program: Seminole State’s Automotive Service Management Technology A.A.S. degree has been recognized as the No. 1 automotive education program in the nation.
  • Fully accredited curriculum: The automotive curriculum is accredited by ASE Education Foundation, Ford and General Motors (GM). It combines the latest in automotive technology education, relevant industry internships and strong academic coursework.
  • Manufacturer training credentials: Students earn specific manufacturer training credentials upon graduation.
  • Modern training facility: The Barbara Miller CFADA Automotive Training Center features the latest equipment, high-tech classrooms, a 2,000-square-foot showroom and much more.
  • Highly qualified faculty: All professors in the College’s automotive program are ASE-certified master technicians and have extensive industry experience.
  • Career opportunities: Seminole State’s automotive students intern at new car dealerships, fleet operations facilities, municipalities or independent garages to prepare for full-time jobs in the automotive field.
  • Transferable degree: Students who earn an A.A.S. degree in Automotive Engineering Technology from Seminole State will earn credits that can be applied toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) or Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from Seminole State.


Ronda Thacker
Fax: 407.708.2404