Preparing students for vibrant careers in the petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Academy prepares students for vibrant careers in the petroleum industry requiring highly skilled individuals for multiple technician positions. Students develop skills and knowledge in industrial safety, mechanical systems, fluid power, drilling practices, and production and safety regulations.
Students have opportunities to pursue specialized technological certificates in energy, automotive, diesel, and welding. Through the Petroleum Academy, students may also begin their journey to careers in engineering with coursework in robotics, computer science, and engineering design culminating in a first college-level transfer course in engineering. Students regularly experience industry through hands-on state-of-the-art labs and a variety of industry site tours.