Diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

Want a career you can really dig? In the Petroleum Engineering Technology program, you’ll be trained in all areas of the upstream petroleum industry, including exploration, field operations, drilling, economic analysis, and reserves determination. From the office to the field, graduates will ultimately be responsible for many of the technical activities involved in the production of oil and gas.

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Your Career

Graduates find work as petroleum engineering technologists in the upstream oil and gas industry in areas such as exploration and development, field operations, drilling, computer applications, economic analysis, and reserves determination.

Graduates of the Petroleum Engineering Technology program have a 90% employment rate.

Student Success

Students who achieve success in this program generally have higher high school grades or recent upgrading courses. Math 31 (Calculus) is an asset for students interested in this program.

Credentials and accreditation

After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology.

Accreditation

The program is nationally accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board and Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists at the technologist level.

Graduates are eligible for membership in the following professional associations: The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals in Alberta (ASET).

Transfer Options

The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available with the following universities and colleges:

  • Montana Tech
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Wyoming

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Admission and Selection

  • Fall 2020 start: applications open on October 2, 2019, and are accepted until the program start date.
  • Winter 2021 start: applications open March 30, 2020, and are accepted until the program start date.

Key Information

  • Start Dates: September 8, 2020 / January 11, 2021
  • Length: 2 years
  • Tuitions and fees per year:
    • Year 1: $5,596 (domestic) / $18,546 (international)
    • Year 2: $5,596 (domestic) / $18,546 (international)
      *Tuition, fees, books, and supply costs are subject to change
Last updated May 2020

About the School

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Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Canada is a global leader in applied education and offers 100+ career programs, 1,300+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses to more than 200 companies annually. SAIT students study within eight academic schools — Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation and Transportation. Hands-on learning in unique labs and classrooms, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with industry partners ensure SAIT students are career-ready when they graduate. Read less
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