Have you always been interested in working with trucks and other large vehicles? If so, you may have a rewarding career as a diesel mechanic ahead of you. Becoming a diesel mechanic can allow you to play a prominent role in North Dakota's trucking industry. There is one school in Wauhpeton with this degree: North Dakota State College of Science. The average cost of tuition is $4,177 and the average scholarship award is $1,307.
The diesel technology program at this school lasts for one year, split up into four quarters. The program focuses on four areas: engines, drive trains, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems. New sessions start four times per year.
Wahpeton is a city that's known for its low cost of living, which is almost 20% below the national average. Major highways in this area include North Dakota Highway 13 and North Dakota Highway 210. Jacobson Transport, TLP Trucking, and D & M Transport are some of the largest trucking employers in this area.