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Major: Ground Transportation


Ground transportation programs prepare students to operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment, such as crawler tractors, motor graders and scrapers, shovels, rigging devices, hoists, and jacks; trucks and buses; mobile cranes; railroads; and other ground transportation equipment.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
  • Flagging and Traffic Control
  • Ground Transportation, Other
  • Mobil Crane Operation/Operator
  • Railroad and Railway Transportation
  • Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Lake Superior College Duluth
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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