School of Business and Technology

Diesel Technology

Degree: Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology 


  • Level 1 Certificate in Diesel Technology – Basic

  • Level 1 Certificate in Diesel Technology

The purpose of the diesel technology program is to educate and prepare students for entry into various diesel technician positions within the diesel industry. The course of study in this program enables students to develop, refine, and enhance diesel technology skills. Students enrolled in the diesel technology program will receive training and education relative to current industry standards. The students will also benefit from the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a cooperative education course with various local industries, which include local, state, and federal entities. The certificate program is for students who wish to gain a general limited background required for many entry level positions. The diesel technology program leads to target jobs in deep east Texas. 

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  • Prerequisites to enter the program as a Level 1 certificate major include a high school diploma or GED. Entrance testing is not required. 
  • Students who do not have a high school diploma or GED may co-enroll as Level 1 certificate students and GED students through Adult Education and Literacy at Angelina College (936-633-4525). 
  • Students who have a high school diploma or GED may also enter the program as associate degree (AAS) students. TSI entrance scores are required.


Employers: Are you sponsoring an employee for training? Contact Lex Hernandez at lhernandez@angelina.edu to receive registration and general updates related to the diesel technology program at AC.

Students: Do you have questions about the diesel technology program? Contact Christina Bunge at chbunge@angelina.edu; 936-633-5289. Or, contact James Mills, lead instructor, at jmills@angelina.edu.

If you would like to meet with an instructor (optional), contact Kelli Kirkpatrick at kkirkpatrick@angelina.edu or 936- 633-5447.        

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