Overview

The auto body technology diploma from Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN allows students to gain the information and develop skills needed to repair and refinish collision-damaged automobiles. You’ll do hands-on projects in the auto body lab. You’ll using state-of-the-art equipment and materials to make actual autobody repairs on collision damaged vehicles.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Automotive paint
  • Body and frame straightening
  • Body panel repair
  • Welding techniques
  • Plastic panel repair
  • Mechanical system service
  • Windshield replacement

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

“The best part of my job is taking a car that most people would think is beyond repair and making it look like nothing ever happened.”

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Auto body alum
Elias Trigasalumnus, auto body
“It’s very rewarding to see everyone’s work in the shop come together with great results for the customer.”
Daniel Van Reese, alumnus, auto body
Daniel Van Reesealumnus, auto body
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$8,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The collision repair degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive painter
  • Body and frame technician
  • Auto body technician
  • Repair technician
  • Automotive refinisher

Duluth Median Wage

$22

Minnesota Median Wage

$21

US Median Wage

$19

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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Career resources:

Minnesota Careers in Automotive Repair and Service (MNCARS) is a workforce initiative created by a cross-section of automotive industry representatives, including independent repair shops, multiple-shop operators, suppliers, technical college administrators and other industry organizations. Its goal is to ensure a future workforce for Minnesota’s automotive service industry by raising awareness and recruiting people into technical college automotive education programs (collision and mechanical) and industry careers.

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