Harford offers programs to earn a CDL A or B (upon passing the MVA test) that prepares you to drive eighteen-wheel vehicles (Class A) or school buses/concrete mixers, etc. (Class B). Passenger endorsement courses are also available. The CDL-A program is an extensive 300 hours of coursework, and the CDL-B is 75 hours. The total approximate cost is $4,625 for the CDL-A, or $2,125 for the CDL-B. Student loans are available through FAFSA.
Classes are offered monthly at Cecil College. Classes run either Monday through Friday during the day for full-time, or Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday evenings and weekends. All students must be interviewed and accepted prior to registering for any CDL courses. This is done through the school’s partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Transportation and Logistics Institute.
Harford Community College
107 Railroad Avenue
Elkton, MD 21921
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Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.
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