At A Glance
Certificate program designed to offer industry-based education and training to students who desire quick entry into the gas industry.
Students pursuing this new certificate program should graduate in less than one year.
Graduates will continue to see employment opportunities as 50% of the current workforce is expected to retire in the next five to seven years.
The median annual wages for geological and hydrologic technicians and petroleum engineers was $50,630.
Available at the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas in Tunkhannock.
Welcome to Petroleum & Natural Gas Technician-Certificate Program
Looking to get into the petroleum and natural gas industry? Consider Lackawanna College’s Petroleum & Natural Gas Technician certificate. The program enables students to complete their training in less than one year.
Your Career Starts Here
More About the Program
The Petroleum & Natural Gas Technician certificate gives students hands-on training in the field.
The certificate program is the first step to a fulfilling career. You can work your way up in the field or continue on in your education, perhaps to earn an associate degree in petroleum and natural gas business administration or technology.
The Course Work
Coursework is focused on educating and training professionals for new careers in the oil and gas industries. Classes include Industrial Safety, PNG Handling & Processing, PNG Production, and more. These courses are offered exclusively at the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas in Tunkhannock, PA.
Tuition for the Petroleum & Natural Gas Technician certificate program is $9,995.