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Ford ASSET program overview

Genuine Ford training, hands-on, in-depth, and around the car knowledge is what you will gain with Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training). Ford ASSET is a 24-month, six semester, associate degree training program that provides you with the skills to succeed in the rapidly advancing automotive industry. By combining classroom training and automotive internship experiences, at a sponsoring dealership, you will benefit from specialized training on Ford vehicles, components, and software. Put your automotive career in gear with Ford ASSET.

Program information

  • Class Time: Day
  • Semester: Fall Semester
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park Campus
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Skills required

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  • Internship Requirement:  Students must meet the requirements for employment at a Ford dealership prior to progressing into their first semester internship.

job Outlook

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Awards and Certifications


Drew Goddard 

Brian Friede

Industry partners

Ford/Lincoln dealers who are active participants in the Ford ASSET program are welcome to serve on this committee. This committee is comprised of a cross section of service personnel including: dealer principals, technicians, students, Ford Motor Company representatives and Hennepin Technical College personnel. Our main purpose is to provide valuable input for program improvements and growth to prepare students for success on the job.

Accreditation and Affiliations

The Ford ASSET program at HTC is NATEF certified. NATEF is an independent, non-profit organization that assesses technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry and the recommendation of qualifying programs for accreditation by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).


An articulation agreement between Hennepin Technical College and Minnesota State University Moorhead will facilitate credit transfer of HTC's Automotive Technology (Ford ASSET) A.A.S. degree toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management at MSU-Moorhead.

Last updated by Nairobi.Abrams : 2020-02-29 11:08:41