Upon completion you will earn:
• Industry certifications
• College credits
• An Associate of Applied Science Degree
Median Salary: $62,180
Projected Job Growth: 14.2%
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Prepare for your future and apply at:
Furr High School
Houston, TX 77013-5217
Principal: Bertie Simmons
Futures Academy Coordinator: Mike Ritch
Petroleum Engineering Technology is a program designed to prepare individuals to work as Petroleum Engineering Technicians. The petroleum industry requires highly skilled individuals for multiple field and office positions.
This challenging program is designed to train engineering technicians in all areas of the downstream and midstream petroleum industry. Students in the Petroleum Engineering Technology program will complete core coursework in areas that include but are not limited to hydrocarbon safety, drilling, geology, oil exploration and production, and reservoir. In conjunction with these courses, the students will employ the latest computer software and will take interdisciplinary courses giving an overall view of the oil business.