Collision Repair & Restoration majors

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Earn your degree from the only Penn State affiliated program that can prepare you for a career in the field of collision repair.

Industries that employed the most automotive body and related repairers in May 2013 (source)

No more than two students per project
Gain hands-on experience, with no more than two students per project in one of the best-equipped repair facilities in the nation.

Collectors Foundation
The Collectors Foundation awarded Penn College an educational grant to provide monetary support for the Automotive Restoration Technology major.

Everything I learned at PCT was always applied to real life situations and the shop ran just like a regular production body shop.
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Peter Gilliam, Collision Repair A.A.S. degree

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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Automotive Restoration Technology

  • automotive restoration shops
  • custom fabrication shops
  • automotive museums

Collision Repair Technology

  • independent collision repair shop owner/operator
  • assistant collision repair manager
  • service equipment representative
  • insurance estimator


Collision Repair Technician

  • collision repair technician in a dealership
  • independent collision repair shop
  • fleet operation or self-employment.

Related Major

Applied Management
  • After completing an associate's degree or equivalent coursework, you have the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science degree on the Penn College campus or online via distance learning.

Other Collision Repair Information

Study-abroad Experience Recounted

Collision repair students' study-abroad experience in Italy was recounted in a recent issue of PPG Repaint Reporter.

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