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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

Orange Tractor Trailer combination traveling on a road

Truck Drivers with a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) start at $19,200 and earn up to $63,400 dependent upon experience.

Bus Drivers with Passenger/School Bus Endorsements have starting salaries of $18,000 and earn up to $38,000.

Course Description

The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.

CDL Passenger/School Bus Endorsement Upgrade

Course: TRA-7530
Continuing Education Units:


As a currently licensed operator of commercial trucks, this course will  give the student the required knowledge to earn/add  the passenger / school bus endorsement  to their current commercial drivers license.  Training includes: vehicle inspections on school buses, operating a vehicle with passengers, refreshing skills in backing, off-set alley, parallel parking and vehicle inspections for school buses. On road driver training consists of city, rural and multi-lane driving.  Training concludes with students having three attempts to pass the CDL passenger / school bus MVA exam.

Tuition: $100.00
Fee: $400.00

Schedule of Classes:

Spring 2013
Summer 2013
Friday,  7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
01/11/13 - 02/01/13

Friday,  7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
3/22/13 - 4/12/13
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Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
5/10/13 – 5/31/13
CTRA, Room 100

Friday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
July 12–August 2
CTRA, Room 100
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For more information contact:

Mary Beth Mc Collum, CPP
Programs Coordinator

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.