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CDL-A Truck Driving


The CDL-A Truck Driving program at MCC prepares those looking for a career driving manual and automatic transmission trucks.

Students  learn about driving techniques for city streets and highways, and prepare for a final CDL exam.

Truck drivers can secure a wide variety of jobs, whether it be long-haul treks or local driving. Obtaining a CDL license opens up students to a wide range of job possibilities that fit their interests.

Daytime and evening CDL classes are available to accommodate all schedules.

Job & Salary Outlook

CDL Program Checklist

Get Started:

  • New students should complete the MCC online application. Go to and click on APPLY - see the upper right corner of the homepage.
  • You must be 18 years of age.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent recommended.
  • English proficiency is a requirement. An English Placement Test may be required.
  • Submit a copy of current DOT Physical.
  • Submit a copy of current Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) and valid driver's license.

Set your schedule and register!

To register and get all of your questions answered, contact Kitty Lillethorup at 531-622-5827 or email

  • Pass a DOT Drug Screen no earlier than 30 days prior to the start of class.
Email copies of required documents to:

Applied Technology Center
10407 State Street
Omaha, NE 68122-1053



Find a quarter class schedule

Additional info:

The Metro Blend: CDL Program at MCC (video)