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Diagnose and repair

At TSTC, your lab is an automotive shop equipped with lifts, computerized equipment, tools and more. All TSTC instructors are certified by the Automotive Service Excellence Educational Foundation, the gold standard of certification. You could learn…

  • Electrical Systems
  • Suspension and Steering Systems
  • Engine Repair
  • Brake Systems
  • Engine Performance Analysis

Tesla & Chrysler Specializations*

TSTC is the first college in Texas to offer the Tesla START program. The 16-week electric vehicle service-training program is designed to train you for a successful career with Tesla.

The Tesla Advanced Technical Certificate requires an AAS in Automotive Technology as a prerequisite. Contact teslastart@tstc.edu.

The MOPAR CAP College Automotive Program is a specialization through a partnership between Stellantis (formerly Chrysler LLC) and TSTC. The curriculum, designed to prepare dealership technicians, provides hands-on training on the latest vehicles, components and instructional materials utilizing high-tech diagnostic equipment.

*Currently offered on the Waco campus

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Scholarships

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Degree Plans

Students are required to enroll in a First-Year Seminar course, TSTC 1102 Professional Skills, in their first semester attending TSTC unless they have completed more than 24 credit hours. Please see detailed information regarding the course and exemptions in the Catalog and Student Handbook under 07. First Steps at TSTC section 04. First Year Seminar Courses (TSTC 1101 and TSTC 1102).

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Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
CER1 Certificate of Completion
PBE
Hybrid
12
$7,424
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Automotive Technician
CER2 Certificate of Completion
Hybrid
PBE
16
$9,976
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Automotive Technology-Chrysler Specialization
CER2 Certificate of Completion
PBE
Hybrid
20
$11,368
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Automotive TESLA START Technician
ATC Advanced Technical Certificate
Hybrid
4
$2,784
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The TESLA START Advanced Technical Certificate requires an AAS in Automotive Technology as a pre-requisite. Contact teslastart@tstc.edu

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Automotive Technology
AAS Associate of Applied Science
Hybrid
PBE
16
$13,920
$13,920
$2,784
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