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Applied Engineering: Oil and Gas Technology Certificate

The Oil and Gas Technology program will prepare students for technical competencies for entry level employment opportunities in the emerging and expanding oil and natural gas drilling, gathering, and field operations industry.

Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Oil and Gas Technology. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.

The Oil and Gas Technology Certificate of Occupational Proficiency is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. 

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

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Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credits Required (6)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (135)


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

Applied Engineering Programs

These programs bring together skill sets that prepare students for entry-level employment in the rapidly growing field of energy, including non-renewable areas related to oil and gas production, renewable energy, and sustainability. Additionally, students already employed in energy or related fields can receive additional skills for career advancement. Students learn in an interactive, hands-on lab setting focusing on natural gas and petroleum production, developing alternative energy solutions, and renewable energy technologies. These certificates are offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle.

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