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Four-Year Automotive Technology

Collision Repair and Insurance Management Option

The PSU Automotive Technology Department is rated one of the top four-year technical programs in the United States for preparing technical and management professionals for automotive-related careers. In response to automotive industry needs and automotive advisory council recommendations, PSU is offering a new option, Automotive Collision Repair and Insurance Management (CRIM) as part of the BST in Automotive Technology.

Courses offered in this emphasis include:

  • MFGET 162 Welding Processes and Procedures
  • AT 301 Fundamentals of Collision Technology
  • AT 462 Structural and Non-Structural Analysis
  • AT 464 Damage Analysis, Estimating, and Insurance Appraisal
  • A T 662 Automotive Finishing and Refinishing
  • AT 691 Service Management Seminar
  • MGMKT 444 Legal and Social Environment of Business


The PSU Automotive Technology Department is rated one of the top four-year technical programs in the United States for preparing technical and management professionals for automotive-related careers. In response to automotive industry needs and automotive advisory council recommendations, PSU is offering a new option, Automotive Collision Repair and Insurance Management (CRIM) as part of the BST in Automotive Technology.

Graduates will be qualified for an array of industry jobs including collision shop management; insurance representative positions; and paint, parts or tools associates. PSU's Automotive Department experiences a near 100% job placement rate. Top employers from all over the U.S. come to southeast Kansas to hire Pitt State automotive graduates.