Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Health Sciences

Learn to work with suspension, steering and brakes by developing your skill set in this specialty area of automotive technology.

Jobs are found in car dealerships, independent garages, private companies, government agencies, or create your own path as a self-employed automotive technician in this area of expertise.

Watch video to learn more about the Automotive Programs at GateWay Community College. 


Program Locations

Washington Campus 

Job Titles

Automotive Technician**

Program Cost

Associate in Applied Science in Automotive Technology: $6,626*
Certificate of Completion in Automotive Suspension, Steering and Brakes:  $1,152*

Median Salary

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*Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.

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Degrees & Certificates


Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

Our programs are accredited by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence - Education Foundation.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?

Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.