Oil Schools, Colleges, Universities


With an increase in the number of oil and gas fields in the country, many schools, colleges and universities offer degrees related to mining to cope with the demands of the industry.

Many institutions also offer certificate courses in mine technology.  These courses range from 1 year certifications, to two year associate degree programs to bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Most of these courses require a strong foundation in mathematics and science.  So, it is advisable to choose these subjects while studying for a high school diploma.

If you choose a professional career in the oil industry, then you must have an engineering degree or a bachelor’s degree in physical science or other related subjects.

A bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or environment-related fields is much sought after by companies.  With environmental issues cropping up on regular basis, more and more companies hire environmental professionals to handle them.

Degree courses in geology, chemistry, math and other allied science subjects are also quite helpful while pursuing oil careers.

Some of the top colleges and universities for oil careers are:

New York University

California Polytechnic State University

Michigan State University

University of Arizona

St. John’s University

Category: Oil Careers

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  1. Victor says:

    I want to do oil career studying part time.
    Any college in South Africa?

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