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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Our accelerated program means you'll be in the workforce sooner!


Diesel is one of the hottest technical markets -- employers are looking for people who know how to work with diesel engines.

With our accelerated diploma, you can begin your career in diesel maintenance faster than ever.

In less than a year, you'll get two years' worth of training in Heavy Diesel Maintenance at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona.

We are re-tooling the Diesel Maintenance Diploma during the 2020-2021 academic year, so we're not currently accepting applications. Contact our Admissions Representatives to learn more about how you can join us when it's back on the road!

Degrees in

Diesel Maintenance DIPLOMA

You'll graduate with the training you need to jump-start a career working on heavy-duty vehicles and other heavy diesel engines, such as buses and large agricultural equipment. Our program is set up to get you into the workforce faster:

  • Heavy Diesel Maintenance runs for 2 full semesters and one 4-week summer session
  • Starts in August and finishes the following June -- less than 12 months
  • Diesel theory and laboratory sessions are staggered into 8-week terms
  • Emphasis is on hands-on experience in a real-world setting -- you'll be ready to work!

Careers in

Heavy Truck/Diesel Mechanic

Parts Manager

Service Technician

Service Writer

Fleet Technician

Lead Technician

Shop Supervisor

Service Manager

Specialty Technician

Minnesota State College Southeast placement rate: 100%

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At Minnesota State College Southeast, you can choose your own path, whether it's hands-on training for a new career or taking transfer-level classes to begin a bachelor’s degree. Apply now so you will be ready to build the future you've always wanted!

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WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987 | 507-453-2700

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