Diesel Technology

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Learn diesel technology at the best diesel school in the nation and get valuable hands-on training with ASE Master Diesel Instructors in the UNOH College of Applied Technologies' diesel department.

The job responsibilities of diesel service technicians are becoming more complex as more electronic components control engine operation. Our diploma and associate degree programs in Diesel Technology are centered on an innovative and specialized curriculum, which will provide the foundation for your career.

The University's Diesel program is unique because our curriculum is current with EPA engine requirements. We utilize computer engine programs and our students are taught with modern equipment and training aids.

Courses include:

  • EGR diesel engines
  • Diesel trucks preventative maintenance
  • Diesel truck frames
  • Diesel cab electronics
  • Diesel steering and suspensions
  • Heavy duty diesel transmissions

Important Facts:

  • 20 Students Per Class Maximum
  • 70% Hands-On Training
  • Coeducational Campus
  • Student Activities Year-Round
  • Over 20 Clubs to Join
  • Free Admittance to UNOH Indoor Athletic Complex, UNOH Athletic Events, and Limaland Motorsports Park

Training in these courses is hands-on, using diesel training aids from: Cummins, Detroit, Caterpillar, DuraMax, Power Stroke and many more.

As a student in the UNOH College of Applied Technologies' diesel program, you can also get your CDL so that you will be prepared to test drive a diesel semi-tractor trailer outfit.

Wage Estimates and Job Outlook

The Diesel Technology field is a huge market filled with many job opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual wage of a Bus, Truck, and Diesel Engine Specialist or Mechanic is $46,110! Annual earnings range between $40,850 and $66,940 per year depending on your job title and location of employment. Also according to the BLS, there are expected to be at least 76,900 new positions available for graduating technicians in the coming years.*

*U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015, www.bls.gov, viewed June 2016

Degree Programs

Baccalaureate Degree
Associate Degrees
Diploma Programs

Gainful Employment Information

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