Diesel Equipment Technology

Diesel Equipment Technology

About the Program

The Diesel Equipment Technology Program is a two -year degree program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components. An Associate of Applied Science degree can be obtained after successful completion of two years and a certificate can be obtained upon successful completion of the first year.

 

Admission Requirements

Priority given to applicants with ACT composite of 16 or equivalent ACCUPLACER score. All applicants must present documents of their scores.

 

Job Opportunities

Technician in Diesel engine performance and repair, Electrical and electronic systems, Diesel drive train systems, Automatic diesel transmission, Suspension and steering systems, brake and hydraulic systems.

 

Advisor

 

Kevin Bennett

Program Director – Diesel Equipment Technology

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666

601-276-3739

kbennett@smcc.edu

 

View Course Pamphlet

Program Costs

Tuition and Fees*:

$ 1,145.00

Room and Board*: 

$ 1,490.00

Books:

500.00

Tool Kit:

2,000.00

       *Fee charged per semester

Career Information

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be qualified for, but not limited to, the following careers:

Gainful Employment

  • Diesel Equipment Technology

Graduate Information

Year

Completed

Placed

2010-11

67%

50%

2011-12

100%

100%

2012-13

100%

67%

2013-14

100%

50%

2014-15

100%

50%