Automotive Technical School in Illinois

More Than 30,000 jobs
across Illinois in the
automotive technology field*

Once known as Greer Automotive College, Lincoln Tech’s Melrose Park campus has helped prepare aspiring automotive technicians for over 100 years. You can pursue an Automotive Technology diploma, take advantage of a specialized partnership program with Audi, or earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Service Management to increase your earning potential. After graduation you can also continue your education by applying for additional manufacturer training programs offered by BMW and MINI**.

Train in fully-equipped auto shops and learn from industry-experienced instructors as you prepare for a career in a field projected to grow, with more than 30,000 openings in Illinois over the next 10 years*. Four out of five automotive students from the Melrose Park campus get hired in the field upon graduation, and Illinois is also a Top 20 state for average pay rates. It all adds up to a promising new future in an industry that’s fast-paced and fun.

At Lincoln Tech’s Illinois automotive technical school, students receive instruction in:

  • Engine repair
  • Brakes, steering systems and suspensions
  • Performance tuning
  • A/C and Electrical systems
  • Computerized diagnostics
  • Transmissions

Start today on a new career path doing work you actually enjoy – call or visit the Melrose Park campus to arrange a personal tour. Once you’ve seen the auto bays and on-campus garage in person, you’ll see why so many students have chosen Lincoln Tech to turn their professional dreams into reality.

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

** These programs are offered at the Grand Prairie, TX campus. Please speak with an admissions officer for additional details.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Lincoln programs can be found at:

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

Melrose Park-IL

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