Ben Upham

Ben Upham

School Director
Associate Professor
Office: AUT 103
Phone: (231) 591-2358
E-mail Address:


Automotive Service Technology Program

Before coming to Ferris State University Associate Professor Upham worked in both independent service facilities and dealerships as a technician and service advisor. He also has taught automotive courses at high school and corporate levels. His most recent position was Senior Technical Instructor for Mazda. Since coming to Ferris State University he has taught in the GM ASEP, Ford ASSET, and the Automotive Management (AMGT) program. He currently serves as the Director of the School of Automotive and Heavy Equipment.


MS - Career and Technical Education, Ferris State University
BS - Technical Education, Ferris State University,1992
AAS - Auto Service, Ferris State University, 1987
ASE Master Technician, M.A.C.S. Certification, Ford Master Certified
ASE L1 Certification
M.A.C.S. Certification