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Auto Collision Repair

The Auto Collision Repair Technician AAS degree prepares students with entry-level skills to compete in the auto collision repair industry and provides an option for specializing in restoration or custom painting.

This program consists of six quarters of collision auto body repair and auto paint training. Students will spend their first quarter of training in a transportation core curriculum. The laboratory area is designed to simulate an actual industry repair environment and includes a state-of-the-art painting booth with the latest in high-tech equipment.

The first quarter of each of the Transportation programs is comprised of four Transportation core classes. Once the core courses are completed, students may move on to continuing courses in their program of their choice, elect to pursue various certificate options, or a two year Associate of Applied Science Degree.

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Entry into this program requires the completion of an admissions application.

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degrees and certificates

Auto Collision Repair Technician, AAS

Estimating/Shop Management, Certificate of Completion

Non-Structural Repair, Certificate of Completion

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Structural Repair, Certificate of Completion

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Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.


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