Diesel Technology

Associate Degree

The Diesel Technology Associate Degree program provides entry-level skills needed in medium and heavy truck service and repair. Throughout the program, students will use troubleshooting techniques to make a quick and accurate diagnosis of problems and make necessary adjustments and repairs. Topics will include diesel engines, suspension and steering, preventative maintenance, electrical and electronic systems, HVAC systems, the drive train and hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Potential occupations include: Diesel Technician, Fleet Maintenance Technician, Fuel Injection Technician and Alignment Specialist.

program at a Glance

Diesel Technology 69 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo General Studies Only
  • Medford General Studies Only
  • Phillips General Studies Only
  • Spencer General Studies Only
  • Wittenberg General Studies Only

Approximate Cost

$13,216 (Tuition: $11010, Books: $2206)

Average Starting Salary

$29,868 Based on Economic Modeling Specialists International and employer survey data.

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program Outcomes

  • Diagnose major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry
  • Repair major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry
  • Service major systems in diesel and heavy equipment industry
  • Practice personal and professional work habits
  • Document complaint, cause and correction

Potential Careers

  • Diesel Technician
  • Fleet Maintenance Technician
  • Fuel Injection Technician
  • Alignment Specialist

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Additional program Information

Driver’s Record

Maintaining a valid and clean driving record is important for your success in this industry.

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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