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Service directors can earn SIUC degree at Chicago's Truman College

November 15, 2010

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers a bachelor degree program in Automotive Technology at the campus of Harry S. Truman College in Chicago.

The classes are offered in an alternating weekend format and are taught by SIUC faculty and industry professionals. The program focuses on areas of advanced automotive technology and automotive business/management.

Topics include alternative fuel vehicles, vehicle stability systems, warranty administration and customer relations, and fixed financial operations. The major course work can be completed in as little as one year.

Anyone with an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in automotive technology and experience in the automotive industry is eligible to enroll. SIUC will consider credit for industry work experience.

An enticement: The Truman program is local; there is no need to travel to the SIU-Carbondale campus.

For more information about the program, contact the onsite Program Advisor, Christina Matuschka at 773-907-3997 or