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Diesel Technology - Equipment Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Our curriculum is relevant to students' lives and careers, valuable in terms of content and competencies and connected to the needs of industry.  It strives to provide an environment that fosters excellence in learning and one that nurtures discovery of knowledge for advancement, academic excellence in the classroom , and personal growth through collaboration and teamwork.

The Equipment Management Option for the Montana State University-Northern Diesel Technology Bachelor's Degree combines comprehensive diesel mechanic training with businesses classes so you can take your education into the management realm.

  • Train at an auto diesel school that's recognized by industry leaders for its quality coursework.
  • Go beyond diesel mechanic training and learn the skills you need to work in management-level positions.
  • Make connections in the industry before you graduate through on-campus opportunities as well as internship and cooperative learning programs. .

Diesel Equipment Management Option: Prepare to lead.

  • Benefit from the diesel mechanic training at MSU-N that works closely with the business school to provide you a complete education in diesel repair as well as business skills you can use in real life.
  • Excel at MSU-Northern's auto diesel school and progress through each level, from an AAS degree to a BS degree, without losing credits or repeating courses.
  • Transfer in to the Diesel Technology program easily from one of MSU-N's two-year partner schools.

Diesel Technology Faculty: Invested in Your Success.

  • Get an industry insider perspective from dedicated faculty in the auto diesel school at MSU-Northern who communicate regularly with industry executives to keep the program as cutting-edge as possible.
  • Be mentored by educators in the Diesel Technology program that work not only to fully train you but also to act as your advocate when it's time to transition to a career.

Diesel Equipment Management Option Courses: Repair Skills. Long-term Career Path.

  • Diesel Repair – Become a qualified diesel technician through the full spectrum of diesel mechanic training classes that include engines, systems, and diagnostics.
  • Business and Management – Complement your technical skills with a background in business when you take classes engineered to help you succeed in administrative positions.
  • Liberal Arts Included – Integrate communication and other fundamentals so you'll be fully prepared for day-to-day interaction with co-workers, customers and management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics and Research
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Auto/Diesel Electronics Applications
  • Business Finance
  • Management and Organization
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Communications
  • International Business
  • Advanced Fuel Systems
  • Cost/Managerial Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • International Application. 
  • A US$30 non-refundable fee
  • Statement of Financial Support.
  • English Language Proficiency.
  • Educational Credentials.
  • Certificates of completion with official grades from other English language programs
  • Immunization Records.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    818 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 818 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    289 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 289 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Havre

  • 843 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


A Bachelor's Degree in Diesel Technology with the Equipment Management Option from MSU-Northern prepares you for administrative-level positions in the diesel industry. Those can include service manager, shop foreman, district representative for a major corporation, or self-employed business owner. Regional and national demand for diesel techs with 4-year degrees is currently high, and the the combination of technician and business skills makes you a more versatile employee.

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