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Diesel Technology


Get the skills to repair today’s advanced diesel engines with ASUN’s Diesel Technology program.  We take pride in training our students on leading-edge diesel technology, by repairing trucks just as they would while working in the trucking industry.  

Some employers that have hired our students include Heartland Equipment Inc., Truck Centers of Arkansas, Greenway Equipment, George Kell Motors, City of Augusta, Bill Davis Trucking, MCI Trucking and MHC Kenworth.

Get expert training on powerful machines!

Apply now to ASU-Newport

Arkansas Trucking Association has launched an opportunity to encourage growth in the diesel technician workforce, as well as a way to help assure that the safest, most knowledgeable and skilled technicians are working on the trucks and trailers on our roads.
Download the ATA Carl Tepp Scholarship Application here.

Diesel Technology
Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 9 months

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

2021-2022 Technical Certificate Degree Plan

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Truck Service and Maintenance
Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 1 semester

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

2021-2022 Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plan

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Beyond ASUN: Additional Education and Licensures

Information Coming Soon! 

Beyond ASUN: Career Options

Below is information on careers in Diesel Technology.


Questions? Email the Office of Career Services at

Beyond ASUN: Transfer Options and Articulation Agreements

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Paying for College: Financial Aid Eligibility and Tuition and Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree

Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants)

ASUN Institutional Scholarships  

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships 

Private Scholarships 

Certificate of Proficiency

Not Eligible 




Technical Certificate





Associate of Applied Science





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If you have questions, please email . 

Click here to view ASUN's current tuition and fees

Below is an estimate of the total cost of earning a Technical Certificate in Diesel Technology.