Collision Repair & Restoration

Repair and restore vehicles to their original condition.

Get real-world experience in fully equipped specialized labs.

Whether you enjoy working with modern cars and trucks or prefer vintage vehicles, our collision repair and restoration programs lend the theory and specialized training to fuel your future. You’ll meet passionate faculty, perfect technical skills, and have an opportunity to work with pro-level equipment just like you’ll find in the field.

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Collision Repair Technology (A.A.S.)

From the technical skills needed to make repairs to the managerial know-how to run the shop, you'll learn it all in this comprehensive associate's program. 

Automotive Restoration Certificate

Explore the tools and techniques to masterfully restore vintage vehicles to their original perfection. 

Collision Repair Technician Certificate

Gain experience working with late-model vehicles in this extensive hands-on program. 

Bachelor Degree Pathway

Combine technical know-how with the leadership and administrative expertise needed to rise to a management position with an Automotive Technology Management degree.

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Penn College News

Collision repair alumni visit campus, encourage students

A trio of collision repair technology graduates from 2006 recently returned to campus to address students in the Collision Repair Operations class taught by Eric D. Pruden, instructor of automotive technology. Ryan M. Arnold, Lanessa (Satteson) Taylor and Gilberto Alicea “shared their experiences in the collision repair industry and encouraged the students to find their place in the industry,” according to Pruden.


College's Transportation Scholars program featured on 'Centre County Report'

Friday’s “Centre County Report” featured a story on Penn College’s Transportation Scholars program. The weekly broadcast -- produced by students in the capstone broadcast journalism course in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State – included an interview with Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies.


Model A Restorers Club donates book collection to library

The West Branch Model A Restorers Club visited The Madigan Library recently to donate 14 books to support learning at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The local organization has a consistent presence on campus, including showcasing vehicles during summer automotive restoration camps.