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The Northwood University and Auto-Wares partnership cultivates a dynamic collaboration that fosters innovation, excellence, and leadership in education and business.

Experience the unique educational partnership designed solely for Auto-Wares, complete with specialized tuition scholarships for team members, their spouses, and dependents.


Northwood University offers cutting-edge degree completion pathways in the automotive and business sectors to enrich your professional development while maintaining your work-life balance. Seamlessly pursue higher education through our dynamic online format tailored for busy adults like you.

By leveraging the strengths and expertise of both organizations, we create a transformative educational experience, empower future leaders, and positively impact our businesses and society.

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Automotive Education

Northwood University offers a variety of automotive-focused degree programs. We are industry leaders in automotive education with a faculty of industry and business experts. Auto-Wares team members and their families have access to multiple scholarship opportunities.

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Priority Enrollment & Registration

As a premier education partner, Auto-Wares team members will receive concierge support to ensure the admissions and enrollment process is hassle free.

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Custom Design

Knowing that Auto-Wares team members are at different places in their education, Northwood has crafted degree completion pathways to help these team members earn their degrees in a timely fashion.

Why Northwood University?

Hear more about our partnership with Auto-Wares.

Ready to Apply?

Admission requirements for each degree program can be found using the following links:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees. Contact our dedicated Auto-Wares Northwood University Representative to determine which pathway is best for you at 

Courses are delivered 100% online or in person at select locations to make earning a degree convenient. Northwood University’s flexible online coursework can be completed in the evenings, on weekends, or at any time to fit adult learners’ lifestyle needs.

Each course is typically eight (8) weeks in duration for Fall and Spring semesters. Summer courses are six (6) weeks for undergraduate courses and eight (8) weeks for graduate courses.

The delivery of books and course materials differs by course. To reduce associate’s out-of-pocket costs, Northwood University provides discounted inclusive access for some courses that are automatically charged to students’ Northwood accounts. Courses with textbooks that are not offered as all-inclusive materials are available for students to purchase separately through the Northwood online bookstore. 

For information on our tuition reimbursement program, or to enroll, reach out to the Auto-Wares HR Team at 1-800-444-3121 X 1310, or email .

Time requirements are dependent upon which degree program pathway you choose. Most Northwood University programs allow associates the freedom to pursue degree completion at a pace that works for their personal situation.

For Auto-Wares, team members are not obligated to finish a degree program. Each successful course completion is processed independently.

Auto-Wares team members who leave the program during an active course or separate from Auto-Wares will be responsible for full payment of all outstanding charges and are subject to Northwood University’s withdrawal policies. Team members can continue their education at Northwood University; however, they will revert to the standard tuition rates.

We encourage all employees to apply for financial aid to maximize any and all grant monies available at the state and federal levels. You can get started online. All federal grants (free money) will be applied toward tuition.

Yes. Team members and their legal spouse and dependents (up to age 26) can access exclusive tuition discount scholarships through Northwood University as part of the Premier Education Partnership Program. Northwood University Auto-Wares scholarship awards are applied automatically (with proof of employment for team members and proof of relation for spouse and dependents) and provided at a per credit hour discount rate. Scholarships vary by degree program and are applicable to tuition expenses only. 

Contact our dedicated Auto-Wares Northwood University Representative at to learn more about the exclusive scholarship opportunities available.

Yes, these programs were designed with working professionals in mind, including access to online tutoring, advising, and concierge support services. In addition, associates will have access to career counseling throughout their program and for life once they earn their degree from Northwood University.

Northwood University’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) process allows associates to apply prior learning to maximize transfer credits, reduce costs, and decrease degree completion time. 

Yes. For more information about Northwood University’s accreditations, please visit our Accreditation page.