About Land Management
Accelerate your expertise in oil- and gas-related land management
The 100% online Land Management Certificate at California University of Pennsylvania is an accelerated program for students who want to prepare for a career in the land management industry. You must have at least a high school diploma to apply to this program; no previous college credit is required.
This certificate program offers a specialized focus on jurisprudence and legal topics in conjunction with courses in oil- and gas-related land management, surface and sub-surface geology, and geographic information systems (GIS).
Build strong skills for specialized careers.
Led by expert faculty, the online certificate in land management program equips successful graduates with broad knowledge and valuable skills. While the oil and gas industry is currently facing setbacks, experts are optimistic about a comeback. Even with the current decline, there are still twice as many oil and gas jobs in Pennsylvania now than before the Marcellus shale boom.
Studying land management at Cal U prepares you for many career opportunities with:
- Energy (oil and gas) companies such as Range Resources.
- Law firms and title companies.
- Real estate development and management companies.
- Utility companies.
- Positions such as third-party contract support, property manager, leasing manager and title abstractor.