Automotive Restoration

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Pebble Beach 2014

It's tradition for MC alumni, students and friends to snap
a photo together at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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The Great Race

The X-Cup Champion McPherson College student team.

2014 CARS Club Car Show

About the Program

McPherson College stands alone as the only school to provide a bachelor’s degree in Restoration Technology.

Prospective Students

Our program provides students with many advantages including internships with national museums and restoration shops, in-depth learning and dedicated instructors who will personalize your experience.

Support the Students

Students in the Auto Restoration rely on the support of donors and the industry.

C.A.R.S. Club

C.A.R.S is a student led club that participates in numerous events throughout the year, including car shows and insider trips to museums and private collections.


Open your own auto restoration business, work for an auction company or even manage a major car collection. See what some of our recent alumni are doing in the industry.

Summer Workshops

Our expert instructors and top-notch facility are also available to hobbyists and professionals in summer workshops at the Automotive Restoration Institute.

Auto Restoration News @ MC

21Jul, 2014

‘McPherson College overhauls its four-year Automotive Restoration Program’

Check out the Hemmings Daily post about our Auto Restoration program.
For those who think the automotive restoration hobby is of no interest to today’s youth, McPherson College […]

24Jun, 2014

Stanford Students Attend Automotive Restoration Institute at McPherson College

McPherson College proved its world-class education at the annual Automotive Restoration Summer Institute. For the first time, eight Stanford University students attended through a new educational partnership.

One […]

7May, 2014

Classic Cars Sparkle at 15th Annual Car Show at McPherson College

Clear, sunny skies meant shimmering paint jobs, glistening chrome and a huge turnout at the 15th annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show at McPherson College on May 3.

Jeff […]

29Apr, 2014

C.A.R.S. Club Car Show At McPherson College Includes Youth Judging Opportunity

When the campus lawn of McPherson College is covered with classic vehicles for the 15th annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show on May 3, some of the judges […]

23Nov, 2013

‘McPherson auto restoration program picks up speed’ – Topeka-Capital Journal

Students Jake O’Gorman and Michael Rhodes are featured in this story by Tim Carpenter of the Topeka-Capital Journal about our Auto Restoration program.
“Jake O’Gorman parlayed enrollment in […]

18Jun, 2013

McPherson College Enters 2,100-Mile ‘Great Race’

‘’It’s not about how fast you go. It’s about how you run the race.

In the Great Race, this is no cliché. Three McPherson College students and a […]

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VP for Auto Restoration

Amanda Gutierrez
Phone: (620) 242-0424

Admissions Counselor

Josh Hubin
Phone: (800) 365-7402