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Click here to get your degree Fact SheetTwo diesel students working on engineThis is an accelerated program and requires the students to be up to speed on basic mechanical skills. If there is a lack of mechanical background, we strongly suggest the 2-year AAS degree path. This allows the student to learn basic mechanical skills along with gaining a sound academic background before moving into the full-time diesel program.

This career path cannot be a classroom experience only. That is why the Casper College Diesel Power Program is structured in the following manner:
40% of the time is classroom oriented           60% is lab time or hands-on training

This type of training structure will allow the student to pursue any of the following areas:

  • Technician
  • Sales
  • Parts
  • Management
  • Owner/operator
  • Family equipment repair (farm or ranch equipment repair).

To be successful in this area, the individual needs to be highly motivated. This career path can be highly rewarding and will pay very well. The need for skilled people in this area is growing at a rapid rate.


Thank you to Wyoming Machinery for their generous donation to the program!

Wyoming Machinery donation ceremony

Contact Information:
Rachel Wright
Academic Assistant
CS 116

      Glen Roberts
Department Head
(307) 268-2709
  • Jeff Morris
    • Phone: (307) 268-2451
    • Office: CS 149
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  • Glen Roberts
    • Phone: (307) 268-2709
    • Office: CS 150
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  • Low student/instructor ratio
  • 40% classroom - 60% lab time
  • Late model diesel equipment
  • Engine Test Cell
  • Tandem Axle Chassis Dyno
  • Excellent student employment opportunities during class and after graduation
  • Extensive industry support
  • Natural Gas Engine Technology option

Inside the Nichols Auditorium at the dedicationNichols Auditorium

Dedicated on April 21, 2009, the Nichols Auditorium is located in the McMurry Career Studies Center. The auditorium is the result of a partnership between Casper College and the Wyoming Trucking Association (WTA). WTA members contributed nearly half of the construction costs of the auditorium. The auditorium features state-of-the-art audio/visual and technological capabilities, as well as the space available to accommodate trucks and other large vehicles.

The auditorium is named for Sharon D. Nichols, who was a 28-year employee of the Wyoming Trucking Association including eight years as Managing Director. As President of the Casper College Board of Trustrees, she championed the cause of an auditorium that would facilitate technichal training for Wyoming industry. This auditorium is a result of her dedication to workforce development in Wyoming.


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Photos of the Nichols Auditorium

Outside the Nichols Auditorium
Inside the Nichols Auditorium
Nichols Auditorium media room
Nichols Auditorium media room close-up
Nichols Auditorium donators plaque
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The world of business and industry is a dynamic and changing environment. Our programs offer a wide range of study and career choices and our faculty members take the time to help students explore the options and choose the best career path possible. Our degree programs focus on the education and skills needed in modern business and industry.

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