Explore School of Energy Programs

The energy industry in New Mexico and the U.S. is a rapidly evolving one. The San Juan College School of Energy offers many professional degree and certificate programs that serve the industry as both a resource for potential employees and as educational support for current staff and team members. Our programs are offered using up-to-date technology to stay ahead of industry needs and future energy trends.

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Energy Core Curriculum

All students are required to complete the Energy Core Curriculum before focussing on a particular degree. The curriculum takes two semesters to complete and can be done entirely on-line.

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Petroleum Production Operations

The School of Energy Lease Operator program is designed to provide technical oriented students with the basic knowledge and skills of oil and gas production processes and equipment operations required to efficiently and safely monitor, troubleshoot and operate wells.
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Advanced Petroleum Production Operations (APP)

The Advanced Petroleum Production Operations of Applied Science Degree Program (AAS) is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those currently employed in the oil and gas industry.
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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Program is designed to prepare students for positions as maintenance mechanics, maintenance technicians and operations technicians of power generation, mining, natural gas, refinery, semiconductor, photochemical and pharmaceutical processes.

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Industrial Process Operator

The Industrial Process Operator Program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions as plant operators, operations technicians, multi-skilled operators of power generation, natural gas processing, refineries, mining, semiconductor, beverage, petrochemical and pharmaceutical processes.
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Occupational Safety

The Occupational Safety Associate of Applied Science Degree Program is designed to provide students with a thorough education in the growing field of safety and prepares them for entry level safety positions in a variety of industries, while providing seasoned professionals the opportunity to hone their knowledge and skills. This program is entirely on-line.
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Instrumentation and Controls Technology

The Instrumentation and Controls Technology Program at San Juan College provides students with a hands-on work environment that covers electronic instruments, electrical systems, pneumatic systems and computer-based process controls. Students learn to install, maintain and troubleshoot automatically controlled processes.