About Land Management
Gain in-depth expertise in legal topics in oil and gas land management
Prepare for future roles in oil and gas exploration with the 100% online bachelor's degree in jurisprudence at California University of Pennsylvania. Led by expert faculty, the land management concentration in this comprehensive undergraduate program emphasizes such topics as jurisprudence, surface and sub-surface geology, geographical information systems (GIS) and ethics.
The online bachelor's degree in land management equips successful graduates with broad knowledge and valuable skills. While the oil and gas industry is currently facing setbacks, industry experts are optimistic about a comeback. Despite the decline, there are still twice as many oil and gas jobs in Pennsylvania now than before the Marcellus shale boom. Oil and gas companies are likely to require any future new hires to have bachelor's degrees.
Build strong skills for specialized careers.
The land management concentration in Cal U's bachelor's degree in jurisprudence prepares you for many career opportunities with:
- Energy (oil and gas) companies such as Range Resources.
- Law firms, title companies.
- Real estate development and management companies.
- Positions such as third-party contract support, property manager, leasing manager and title abstractor.