Universal Technical Institute is a nationwide provider of technical education training for students pursuing careers as professional automotive, diesel, motorcycle, marine and collision repair technicians. The institute, through its campus-based school system, offers specialized technical education programs under the Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute brand names. Universal Technical Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). It maintains partnerships with several automobile companies, including the manufacturers of the AUDI, BMW, International, Volkswagen, Honda and Volvo brands to provide training and career opportunities to students. Operational for more than 40 years, Universal Technical Institute also offers scholarships and financing support to students.