The Auto Body program provides the student with the theory and practical knowledge necessary to develop a degree of skill that will make the student employable in an auto body shop or related occupation. There is a continuous demand for qualified individuals in the body repair business. Many individuals will specialize in either painting or body repair.

The instruction in Auto Body covers theory and practice of preparing vehicles for repainting, including dent removal, welding, panel straightening, major collision and shop management.

Training is provided on the college campus in spacious, well-maintained facilities which include a modern spray booth with its own color mixing room. Equipment includes the latest frame-straightening equipment.

Successful completion of the Auto Body curriculum will result in a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree or three-semester certificate.

In addition to tuition, the student will spend approximately $1,200 for tools. Financial aid is available to qualified applicants.

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Quick Facts
  • Large training facilities
  • Students learn to remove dents, straighten frames and panels, weld, and paint vehicles
  • Graduate with a AAS in two-years

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