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In Auto Body Collision Technology at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona, you'll learn refinishing, repair, replacement, and adjustment of body panels. The program also includes structural, mechanical, and electrical repair as well as new technologies such as working with aluminum and carbon fiber.

Students have the opportunity to take the coursework to earn I-CAR industry accreditation working on real vehicles in our state-of-the art facility.

Auto Body Collision Technology is certified by the ASE Education Foundation, making the program at Minnesota State College Southeast one of only a handful of schools in the United States certified in the four major areas of Auto Body: Refinishing, structural, non-structural, and mechanical/electrical.

Degrees in

Auto Body Collision Technology AAS & DIP

In the Auto Body Collision Technology program you will learn all aspects of working with damaged cars and trucks.

The 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree gives you 4 full semesters (52 credits) of in-depth, hands-on training experience in auto body collision repair.

The 2-year diploma gives you 4 full semesters (55 credits) of in-depth, hands-on training experience, plus classes such as Job Seeking Skills!

Auto Body Refinishing CERT

In the 26-credit Auto Body Refinishing Certificate, you will focus your attention on the artistic side of Auto Body Collision Repair! You will be trained in the most advanced levels of vehicle refinishing, including:

  • The study of color theory
  • Achieving blendable paint matches
  • Water borne paint technology
  • Tri-stage paint application
  • Custom painting techniques

Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair & Replacement CERT

Auto Body offers a challenging career using both technical and artistic skills.

In the 29-credit Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair and Replacement Certificate, you will focus your attention on the technical side of Auto Body Collision Repair. You will be trained in the most advanced levels of sheet metal repair!

Careers in

Auto Body Repair

Auto Body Refinishing

Structural Repair

Damage Claims Writer

Shop Manager/Owner

Parts and Supply Industry

Related Manufacturing

Minnesota State College Southeast placement rate: 100%

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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