Automotive Restoration

2015 IHMA winner

2015 IHMA Award Winner

Auto Restoration Program recognized as 'Industry Supporter of the Year'

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Coming up: Evening with Auto Restoration | CARS Club Car Show | AR Summer Institute

2015 IHMA Award Winner

About the Program

We stand 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

Auto Restoration students 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 Institute

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

27Apr, 2016

C.A.R.S. Club Show Coming April 30 To McPherson College Campus With Special Feature Vehicles

April 27th, 2016|3 Comments

Classic cars are typically split into two eras – pre-WWII and post WWII – and this year’s 17th annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show will have double the usual number of featured cars to represent iconic […]

7Dec, 2015

Amanda Gutierrez, Vice President of the McPherson College auto restoration program on KSAL Morning News

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

The McPherson College Auto Restoration program continues to reach new heights, returning home from London with the 2015 International Historic Motoring Award.

30Nov, 2015

McPherson College Automotive Restoration Program Wins Prestigious International Historic Motoring Award

November 30th, 2015|1 Comment

McPherson College’s bachelor’s degree in automotive restoration has been known for years as the premier destination for restoration education. Now that recognition has risen to the international stage with the program winning the International Historic […]

21Oct, 2015

McPherson College Automotive Restoration Among Finalists For Prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards

October 21st, 2015|1 Comment

The McPherson College Automotive Restoration program has been named a finalist in the Industry Supporter of the Year category for the 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards.

Car enthusiasts across the globe submitted nominations for the competition. […]

29Jun, 2015

GR+9: San Bernadino, CA to Santa Monica, CA

June 29th, 2015|6 Comments

Today marked the final day of The Great Race.

We set out from San Bernadino, CA up into the mountains to begin the day. This was to be only a half day of racing with the […]

28Jun, 2015

GR+8: Lake Havasu, AZ to San Bernadino, CA

June 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Today brought us up from Lake Havasu, AZ to Twentynine Palms, CA to end the day in San Bernadino, CA.

The morning took us across the state line to our start line on Route 66 in […]

26Jun, 2015

GR+7: Flagstaff, AZ to Lake Havasu, AZ

June 26th, 2015|2 Comments

Today we left the cool heights of Flagstaff, AZ and descended into the heat of the desert.

The morning start brought us down out of Flagstaff to just outside Radiator Springs. Long speed runs were again […]

25Jun, 2015

GR+6: Gallup, NM to Flagstaff, AZ

June 25th, 2015|2 Comments

Today marked the sixth day of the race and took us out of the New Mexico heat and way up to Flagstaff, AZ.

The morning took us out of Gallup and on to part of Route […]

24Jun, 2015

GR+5: Santa Fe, NM to Gallup, NM

June 24th, 2015|1 Comment

Today we traveled slowly from Santa Fe to Albuquerque to Gallup.

The morning began with driving to the outskirts of Santa Fe for our first morning run. After looking at the directions, we prepared for slow […]

23Jun, 2015

GR+4: Amarillo, TX to Santa Fe, NM

June 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Today marked the fourth day of the race which took us through the flat plains of Texas and into the hills of New Mexico.

Our warm-up run brought us past the famous Cadillac Ranch where we […]

VP for Auto Restoration

Amanda Gutierrez
Phone: (620) 242-0424

Director of Auto Restoration Projects

Brian Martin
Phone: (620) 242-0428

Admissions Counselor

Josh Hubin
Phone: (800) 365-7402