Petroleum Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in the development and operation of oil and natural gas extraction and processing facilities. Includes instruction in principles of petroleum extraction and related geology, petroleum field mapping and site analysis, testing and sampling methods, instrument calibration, laboratory analysis, test equipment operation and maintenance, environment and safety monitoring procedures for oil/gas fields and facilities, facility inspection procedures, and report preparation.

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Houston Community College

Houston Community College is a 2-year community college system with 21 locations throughout the greater Houston area. HCC is home to eight academic fields of study conferring associate degrees and certificates and was created to give opportunities to...

“…Yes, I am really learning a lot, basically we as students. All it requires to pay attention when instructors gives instructions and please take notes that will be so much easier for you to move on and pass . A tip when your instructor gives you a...” – Walter from Houston, TX

Navarro College

Navarro College is a community college based in Corsicana, Texas, with multiple branches around the state. The main campus is home to a two hundred seat planetarium and the Pearce Collections Museum, which houses several American Civil War artifacts....

“…Navarro College is a great two year community college. Everyone is friendly and willing to make sure that you start your college year off to a clean and fresh start. I reccomend checking this college out. ” – Tony from Desoto, TX

Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University is a public institution with “selective” admissions located in the rural town of Thibodaux, Louisiana, 50 miles west of New Orleans. The institution is named after Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls, a brigadier general for the...

“…Nicholls State University is an awesome place to meet new people, learn, and to get a degree from. Nicholls offers different sports, activities, and clubs that are available for students to enjoy themselves and meet new people. Nicholls also now has...” – Abbie from Des Allemands, LA

University of Alaska Anchorage

The University of Alaska Anchorage is a public institution in the city of Anchorage. The campus is surrounded by lakes, ponds, and mountains, but has a trail system that  connects the university to midtown Anchorage. Top fields of study include,...

“…There are a number of great and outstanding Professors at UAA. You will come across some you do not like and some you love. It all depends on how you take it. However, you will certainly learn a lot from them. ” – Janelle from Mountain Village, AK

Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College is a public institution located in San Antonio, Texas, and is one of five community colleges serving the Greater San Antonio area. PAC offers a number of uncommon programs alongside its more traditional options, allowing its...

“…This collge has high quality education at a very reasonable amount. This college is welcoming and the staff will help if the students ask questions. This college has great transfer programs and a variety of classes that will be needed for any...” – Sandra from San Antonio TX

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

The University of Pittsburgh-Bradford is a 4-year public school in northern Pennsylvania and a regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh system. Pitt-Bradford offers undergraduate degrees in 43 academic majors. In addition to classroom...

“…Most of the professors are great but with every college you will run into a few duds. ” – Katie from Salamanca, NY

Aims Community College

Aims Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses throughout northern Colorado in Greeley, Windsor, Fort Lupton, and Loveland. ACC features a number of services dedicated to student success, such as the Writer’s Community, the...

“…The teachers at Aims Community College really encourage students to interact and give their own thoughts and opinions. The classes are interesting, and the teachers know how to keep their students involved and interested!” – Samantha from Eaton, CO

Stark State College

Stark State College is a community college with transferable higher education and career development programs. SSC primarily confers associate degrees, but students can earn a bachelor’s degree at Stark State College’s main campus through a...

“…I have taken both online and in-person classes at Stark State. The professors here really care about your future and your quality of education, no matter what class type you attend. The smaller class sizes and individual attention from the professors...” – Rachel from Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Coastal Bend College is a public, 2-year institution established in Beeville, Texas, with satellite locations in Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. CBC offers academic programs in 29 fields of study, awarding associate’s degrees and certificates for...

“…Yes. Focused deeply in my career.” – Reba from Tynan, TX

With a campus overlooking the Missouri River, Bismarck State College is the third largest school in the North Dakota University System. Bismarck State provides two years of courses toward an undergraduate degree through its 45 liberal arts transfer...

“…Bismarck State College is the perfect school to go to if you are looking for a college to start out at. It has lots of different degree plans and there are many people available to help you out at all times! The faculty and staff there are also very...” – Katie from Bismarck, ND

Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College is a private, 4-year institution located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Along with the college’s main campus, it also maintains satellite facilities in Towanda, Sunbury, Hazleton, New Milford, Hawley, and Covington Township. Lackawanna...

“…I took a class here as part of their GED/Career Gateway program through the adult education department. What you're going to learn based on what I took away from that class and what I can see from my current curriculum is the basics. So, while you...” – Shawn from Scranton, PA

Lone Star College System

Lone Star College System is a set of 6 two-year community colleges and two university centers. It is the largest public college system in the Greater Houston, Texas, area and one of the fastest growing in the US. Many students choose to study liberal...

“…You may hear about how certain classes at 4-year universities are extremely hard and designed to weed out freshmen. This can be discouraging and difficult for many students who are unsure about the transition from high school to college. Lone Star...” – Katherine from Spring, TX

Lewis & Clark Community College is a 2-year institution serving seven counties in the St. Louis metro area. Lewis & Clark grants degrees and certificates in over 40 academic programs and is home to an Honors College. The college offers numerous...

“…I learned alot here and would recommend it to anyone.” – Lillian from Odessa, MO

North Central Texas College

North Central Texas College is a public, 2-year institution primarily located in Gainesville, Texas. Satellite campuses and branch locations maintained by NCTC can also be found in Bowie, Corinth, Graham, and Flower Mound. The main campus features a...

“…this school has been very helpful - and relatively inexpensive- in guiding me in my schooling. i started taking dual credit classes as a high school student and have taken part of the rn program and several other core classes. highly recommended for...” – Brittany - TX

Originally founded as a prototype to test the viability of community colleges, Bossier Parish Community College is a 2-year institution in northwest Louisiana. BPCC is home to nine academic divisions and over 100 courses are available entirely online...

Western Wyoming Community College is a 2-year community college located near the southwest corner of The Equality State. All of the buildings at WWCC’s campus are connected via indoor glass hallways, offering views of the school’s reproductions of...

“…There is such a broad range of topics to study here. You will never be bored with your class selections” – Michelle from Three Forks, MT

Westmoreland County Community College

Westmoreland County Community College is a 2-year community college with an open admissions policy. It is based in Youngwood Pennsylvania and is home to several facilities dedicated to hands-on learning including a greenhouse, live burn building, and...

“…i like that this college is inexpensive. the classes offered are of high quality for the most part. there are a lot of different opportunities here.” – Becky

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

The Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is a public, 4-year institution established in 1857, and is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State system. The college offers over 80 major and minor areas of study, with programs resulting in...

“…Mansfield University(MU) is a small town rural college. It may be a small town rural college but there are plenty of things to do on campus and off campus. Most important MU offers small classes, that allow students to have more interaction with...” – Gabrielle from the Philadelphia area

Rend Lake College is a 2-year community college serving graduates from 13 area high schools in southern Illinois. RLC offers degrees and certificates in over 45 academic programs including Truck Driver Training, Heavy Equipment Technology, and...

“…I love the college the teachers are great. I have done very good here. With I could get my bachelors here. ” – Angela from Opdyke, IL

Washington State Community College is a 2-year institution in eastern mid-Ohio offering degrees and certificates in over 45 academic programs housed in six departments. Students can take classes online or blended, and can even complete three...

In the prairie town of Snyder lies Western Texas College, a 2-year community college serving ten surrounding counties. While most classes take place in the main campus facility, there are two additional locations in town specializing in adult and...

“…It is a small college and you get a lot of attention from your professors in every class. ” – Stacy from Snyder, TX

Southwest Mississippi Community College is a public, 2-year institution established on a rural campus in Summit. SMCC offers 15 career and technical education programs, with the option for evening courses available if demand is sufficient for each...

“…Always ask questions! The instructors are there for you! If you show that you care about your grade, they are willing to work with you and help you succeed. Be aware of deadlines for scholarships and anything else. Whenever you're getting different...” – Alias from Mccomb, MS

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is an institution of technical education and part of the OSU system. The OSUIT curriculum is divided into 11 schools specializing in Arts & Sciences and technical subjects such as Construction...

“…The teachers here always let you know when work is due, but the online service, D2L, is pretty messy and confusing. Campus is very safe and classes are easy to get to simply by walking. The academic services/admissions workers leave at 4:30 every...” – Harley from Okmulgee, OK

Seward County Community College is a 2-year college serving a seven county area in southwest Kansas. Seward is home to five academic divisions conferring degrees and certificates in over 45 fields of study. Students in the firefighter certification...

“…SCCC/ATS was my first college experience. The teachers are very well suited for teaching many of the subjects found on campus. I would recommend anyone that is interested in attending a community college because SCCC/ATS is a great place to start. ” – Cesar from Liberal, KS

Williston State College is a 2-year community college in northwest North Dakota and part of the North Dakota University system. WSC is home to five academic departments offering associate degrees and certificates. Of those, 12 degrees and...

“…The college was once a small town college, after year we see a big change in the town but what about th e college. In the passed, two years I have seen this college become a college I will remember the new and improved college, that will stand by it...” – Melissa from GRENORA, ND

Sharing a campus with Fairmont State University, Pierpont Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution serving a 13-county area in West Virginia. PCTC is home to schools of Business, General Education, and Health Sciences offering degrees...

“…It is a very inexpensive school. ” – Sarah from Clarksburg, WV

Established in 1972, West Virginia Northern Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Wheeling, Weirton, and New Martinsville. WVNCC offers over 70 associate’s degree and certificate programs, including a variety of...

Fletcher Technical Community College is a 2-year institution in southeast Louisiana. FTCC confers degrees and certificates in over 25 academic programs and the college utilizes its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico to offer courses in Marine Diesel...

“…I've been told so many good things about this school, that i have decided to give it a try. You are never too old to go back and learn.” – Charles from Morgan CITY, LA

Originally opened as Arkansas’ second vocational school, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is a 2-year institution in the central part of the state. In addition to its degree and certificate programs, UACCM’s workforce...

“…The teachers are very insightful and really care about you and your grades.” – Stephanie from Springfield , AR