Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL)

Get the certification you need to succeed. Choosing the right program is your first step to a successful career in the trucking industry.

About the CDL Program

The trucking industry continues to be strong in the country with job growth expected to continue to grow through 2030. At Cecil College, we have been helping people get high paying jobs in the trucking industry since 1984. You will receive the comprehensive training you need to join the trucking industry with job security, great pay and benefits.

The total cost of the CDL A is $5,045 and the CDL B course is $2,200. Tuition for each program covers the student’s Department of Transportation physical, permit fees, Department of Transportation drug screen, books, training to meet standards of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and final testing. Out of state students are welcome.

Class A and B Commercial Driver's License

Obtain your CDL A in either a weekday or evening/weekend program. This 300 hour course is delivered in two convenient formats in either 8 or 10 weeks. Or go for your CDL B license in 13 days. Our premiere training school located in North East, Maryland serves to train students from all over the tri-state area. We are approved for GI Bill® funding as well as other possible financial aid options.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Licensure Requirements

Students who successfully complete a course or program requirements for CDL A or B will be eligible to test for CDL licensure onsite with licensed examiners. Out of state students will also test onsite for the CDL License.

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For more detailed information, fill out our contact form and we'll get in touch with you. Any further questions, please call (410) 287-1615.

For information about course fees, class times, and location, please visit the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Non-Credit Course Schedule.

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