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Land Management

Beginning Fall 2014, Cal U will be offering two programs in Land Management:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA in Jurisprudence: Land Management concentration)
  • Certificate in Land Management

Both programs will be delivered 100% online. You can start the program in Fall (August) or Winter (December) terms.

Program Objective

To prepare graduates for a wide variety of positions in the oil and gas industry, including:

  • staff landman
  • operations landman
  • in-house energy company support staff
  • third party contractor support staff
  • property manager
  • leasing manager
  • title abstractor

Land Management Certificate

The Land Management Certificate is an accelerated program for students who have at least a high school diploma and are seeking additional education, experience and credentials to enter into the land management industry.  The program consists of 30 credits and may be completed in five semesters.  The certificate curriculum emphasizes:

  • Legal topics
  • Oil and gas related land management
  • Surface and sub-surface geology
  • GIS (geographical information systems)

The Certificate does not require any previous college credit.

View the certificate program curriculum framework here

Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence: Land Management concentration

The Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence: Land Management concentration is a great solution if you wish to pursue a bachelor's degree but are unable to attend a traditional on-campus program. The bachelor’s degree may be completed in four to six semesters, depending on the number of credit hours earned prior to admission to the program.  The bachelor’s degree emphasizes:

  • Jurisprudence and legal topics
  • Oil and gas related land management
  • Surface and sub-surface geology
  • GIS (geographical information systems)
  • Ethics
  • Electives that give you the ability to tailor the program to suit your career needs.

View the bachelor’s degree curriculum framework here

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