Automotive Technology - Collision Repair

Earn your degree or certificate in one of the most in-demand careers in the auto industry: collision repair. You'll learn from instructors with years of real-world experience, and get the hands-on practice you need to be ready on day one of your job. Some skills you'll learn include:

  • Structural analysis and damage repair
  • Plastics and adhesives
  • Painting and refinishing
  • Electrical, braking, steering and suspension systems 

You'll train on a fleet of more than 40 late-model cars. Our testing equipment is state-of-the-art. Our facility is bright, spacious and stocked with the tools and equipment you need to launch your career. Our reputation is solid- area employers know MCC's program and hire our grads: they come to us for the best entry-level technicians.

MCC is the metro's leader in automotive technology training.

Important: MCC recently updated the AUTO course designator some automotive courses to CLSN. Please refer to the Automotive Collision Course Crosswalk (PDF) to determine the name of the new CLSN course that will fulfill the AUTO requirement on your degree plan.

How to apply

Students who wish to enroll in classes which count toward the general automotive, collision repair programs or ASE test preparation should follow the steps shown below:

  1. Complete an online MCC Admissions Application and submit high school and/or college transcripts to: MCC Student Data Center, 3200 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111
  2. Take the placement test for math, reading and/or English (or submit ACT scores)
  3. To determine financial aid eligibility complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Tuition and program fees

MCC is an affordable college plus there are many options for financial assistance. Estimate your cost using our calculator. Then explore the many financial aid choices - grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and more -  to help fund your education.

View program cost breakdown by semester (PDF).


National Institute For Automotive Service Excellence

The MCC automotive program is accredited by ASE Education Foundation.



Visit Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to view salary information, employment outlook and personal characteristics needed for this career.

Transfer made simple

Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it. We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities.

Please check with an advisor for transfer information.

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