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Refinish and repair

Earn a position in an exciting, fast-paced auto collision repair facility and return vehicles to pre-accident condition. In an industry where vehicles and technology continue to evolve, collision technicians are held to the highest of standards. Learn how to analyze vehicle damage, potential repairs and all of the methods for making a vehicle look as good as it did when it came off the lot. It’s a job that requires problem-solving and an analytical approach, as well as an eye for detail. If you enjoy working on cars and are interested in building a marketable skill set, then the Auto Collision & Management program is right for you.

 

Program Details

Get on the road to a new career and earn a certificate in as few as two semesters. In Auto Collision & Management Technology, you’ll receive hands-on training from instructors certified by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE) and the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR). You will have an internship working in a body shop to get the valuable experience you need. In just four semesters, you can earn an associate degree that can get you a job putting your skills to work in an auto body shop. The choice is yours!

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Auto Collision & Management Technology - Refinishing Specialization
AAS Associate of Applied Science
Hybrid
16
$13,320
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Auto Collision & Management Tech-Repair Specialization CO-OP
AAS Associate of Applied Science
Hybrid
16
$13,320
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Auto Collision Repair
CER2 Certificate of Completion
Hybrid
16
$10,434
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Auto Collision Refinishing
CER1 Certificate of Completion
Hybrid
8
$6,660
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Auto Collision & Management Technology - Repair Specialization
AAS Associate of Applied Science
Hybrid
16
$13,320
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Auto Collision Repair
CER1 Certificate of Completion
Hybrid
12
$7,770
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Basic Auto Collision
OSA Occupational Skills Achievement Award
Hybrid
4
$3,108
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Auto Collision & Management Technology-Refinishing Special
CER2 Certificate of Completion
Hybrid
12
$9,324
$13,320
$3,108
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"The program was industry-focused and provided real-world, hands-on assignments and projects that allowed us to practice our skills and be ready to hit the ground running when we entered the workforce."
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