With the ever increasing demand for professional truck drivers, job placement from the Lake Superior College trucking program is excellent. Upon the completion of the truck driving – advanced,  you will obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and learn tractor-trailer basic and advanced operation techniques. You will also have a driving internship with local trucking companies. You’ll leave with the skills and knowledge to be a professional truck driver!

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Demonstrate basic and advanced vehicle operation and control
  • Become Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation qualified
  • Complete driving internship

Pre-Program Requirements

Students must be able to pass and possess the following:

  • Class A CDL permit – No major driving violations in the previous five years
  • DOT physical
  • Pass a drug screen

“Truck driving is a challenging job. It’s physical and mental work. My teachers and training at LSC have prepared me for the road.”

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

Program Guide

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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

16 Credits

The truck driving certificate may be completed in 16 credits if student meets pre-program requirements.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Line haul driver
  • Over the road driver
  • Delivery driver
  • Flatbed truck driver
  • Road driver

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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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