Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
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!View Catalog or Request Info(CDL)
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
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
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
The truck driving certificate may be completed in 16 credits if student meets pre-program requirements.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Line haul driver
- Over the road driver
- Delivery driver
- Flatbed truck driver
- Road driver
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