According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all jobs require training beyond high school.

How are you going to get there?  What are your options?

If you have leadership skills with an interest in technology and research,  the Pitt-Titusville Petroleum Technology Associate Degree program is for you!


Why Does a Degree in Petroleum Technology Matter?

With the growth of the petroleum industry in Pennsylvania and other areas nationwide, Pitt-Titusville offers an Associate Degree in Petroleum Technology.  This is a 2-year joint program with the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, which allows you to receive the first year of the curriculum on our campus and then relocate to Bradford to complete your degree. When you receive your degree, you’ll be prepared to apply for a career in the oil and gas industry in this growing field.


What Societal Need Does it Fill?

Fuel is used in every aspect of our daily life from the cars we drive to the food we eat.  Students in this two-year program will learn how to develop and operate oil and natural gas extractions and processing facilities, discover what it takes to drill for oil and natural gas, find out how the fuels are transported successfully to other locations, explore the principles of the petroleum industry, and learn about geology, oil field mapping, environment and safety, oil and gas chemistry and well logging interpretation.  


Is there a Demand in this Field of Study?

Yes!!!  The oil and gas industry are booming and more and more people are needed to work in the energy field to find, extract and produce these fuels.


What Career Opportunities are Available?

When you graduate with an associate degree in petroleum technology, you will be in demand!  Officials in the field are desperately looking for qualified people.


Where do Employees in This Field of Study Work?

You'll have many job opportunities both in western Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York. You will also be prepared to work inland and in off-shore oil and gas exploration nationwide.  Petroleum technicians are one of the highest paying associate degree jobs!

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