Program Faculty

Brad McCombs

Phone: (619) 660-4267
Cell: (619) 701-1226

Ignacio Castaneda Garcia

Phone: (619) 660-4213


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The Ford ASSET Program at Cuyamaca College is a two-year associate degree and certification program designed to create a clear career pathway for students and provide Ford and Lincoln dealerships with highly qualified and trained automotive service technicians. The cornerstone of the ASSET Program hinges on a unique and long-standing partnership with Ford to foster student success in the automotive technology industry using innovative practices to accelerate learning and facilitate student placement in a fast-changing and high-paying industry.


Drive your passion and make it a career with the ASSET program. ASSET is a paid internship allowing you to earn while you learn. Students alternate for six to eight weeks in the classroom and six to eight weeks with their sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealer over a two year period. At the end of the two years, they earn an Associate’s Degree and valuable in dealer experience. 




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