Jerry Bugni II

Assistant Professor Technology and Occupational Sciences

Office: 220-A Jacobetti Complex
Phone: 906-227-1538




Biographical Profile

Instructor Jerry Bugni began teaching within NMU’s Automotive Department during the Fall 2010 semester.  Jerry has been a licensed master automotive technician since 1993, including Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and State of Michigan master certification.  Currently, Jerry is ASE certified in thirteen different areas.  In 1994, Jerry graduated from Ferris State University with an AAS degree in Automotive Service Technology.  After completing his student teaching requirement at Westwood High School, Jerry received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University, majoring in Secondary Industrial Technology Education and with a Secondary Mathematics Education minor.   During the summer of 2011, Jerry received his State of Michigan teaching certificate and an automotive vocational endorsement.


During his automotive career, Jerry has worked for Ford and Chevrolet dealerships fulfilling a variety of roles, along with working as a technician for independent repair facilities.  Jerry has also owned and operated his own independent repair facility for seven years.

Courses Taught

PT 160:  Automotive Repair-Consumer
PT 170:  Basic Automotive Electricity
PT 262:  Automotive Fuel & Emission Control Systems
PT 264:  Engine Performance and Diagnostics
PT 272:  Advance Automotive Electrical & Electronics


  •  A.A.S., Ferris State University

  • B.S., Northern Michigan University

  • A.S.E. Certified Master Automotive Technician

  • State of Michigan Master Mechanic Certified