About Course

Take this accelerated CDL training and earn your license in as little as 4 weeks! A new course in Albuquerque, NM begins every 4-6 weeks so there is plenty of opportunity to take advantage of the training.

Students will receive theory instruction to prepare them for the written exams at the MVD. Once you have received your permit, you will attend three weeks of  behind the wheel training with a CNM Ingenuity CDL instructor.

Salary & Success

  • Average starting salary of $41,860k in New Mexico; $45,260 across the US.
  • Job postings in the thousands; #2 job in New Mexico for online Job postings.
  • Couple this with Pima Community College's Autonomous Vehicle courses to make great money now and future-proof your career.

Credits and Credentials

  • Up to 14/20 Credits towards a Truck Driving Certificate of Achievement from CNM
  • Up to 14/68 credits towards a Career Technical Associate of Arts from CNM

College Amenities

Financial Help

Up to 100% tuition paid for those who are

  • Experiencing persistent employment problems
  • Live in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, or Valencia Counties in New Mexico
  • Have a valid Social Security number and are over age 14


  • Are military or ex-military from anywhere, with GI Bill benefits.

Please contact Annalise Jaramillo at workforce@cnm.edu or Call us on 505-224-5206 to discuss tuition assistance before purchase.