Automotive Technology

Mission Statement

The mission of the Vincennes University Automotive Technology program is to prepare students for successful employment within the automotive industry.  Students will utilize specialized diagnostic equipment, service tools, and information systems in a hands-on learning environment to develop the critical repair skills the automotive industry demands.  Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification testing and other specialized industry training is also available. 

Congratulations! You've just taken your first step towards receiving a quality education in Automotive Technology from Vincennes University. We have been training quality technicians since 1964.

VU's excellent reputation and long history of successful graduates should help convince you to select VU as your educational choice. We know exactly what it takes to get you started in an exciting career in the automotive industry. We are constantly working to keep our impressive facilities, equipment, curriculum and student support services up-to-date and in touch with today's job market. Graduates enjoy multiple employment offers and find rewarding careers with companies such as: 

  • General Motors
  • Cummins
  • Toyota
  • Ford
  • Subaru
  • Caterpillar
  • Honda
  • BMW
  • Tesla
  • International
  • Jasper Engines and Transmissions
  • RideTech
  • Wagler Competition Products
  • Fleece Performance

Don't take our word for, email, or stop by today and let us show you why VU is clearly your best choice for a quality degree in Automotive Technology. We are currently in the process of enrolling students for next semester. If you plan to enroll in our program and become part of our team, please contact us as soon as possible. Classes are filling up fast.  

Learn more about the courses required for this major.

Automotive Tool List

Automotive Service Technology Gainful Employment Disclosure

Motorsports, Gainful Employment Disclosure


For more information, please contact:

Norbert Brown, Automotive Program Coordinator/Professor
Phone: 812-890-2156
FAX: 812-888-5930
E-Mail Norbert Brown

James Marsh,  Automotive Instructor
Phone: 812-888-4205
FAX: 812-888-5930
E-Mail James Marsh

Transportation Department Tool Suppliers
Tool suppliers that offer discounted rates on VU student tool sets:

Snap-On Industrial
Grant Jones, Account Manager
7968 S. 200 E.
Fort Branch, IN 47648
(Snap On)

Tech World
Garth Felton Sales Manager
(Waterloo and Craftsman)

Wabash Parts Corp.
Dave Hatton, Outside Salesperson
Tel: 812-882-9450, Cell: 812-881-7685
Brad Clinkenbeard, Owner
Tel:812-882-9450, Cell: 812-890-6792
30 N. Seventh St.
Vincennes, IN 47591

Louisville Mill Supply Co. Inc.
Jeff Litherland, Regional Sales Manager
Tell City, IN

Industrial Supply Company
Troy Howard, Territory Sales Manager
322-328 N. 9th St
Terre Haute, IN 47807
(Gear Wrench)

Ryan Hartwick
Sales Manager
717 N 2nd St
Vincennes, IN 47591