Petroleum Land Administration

Applications for Winter 2015 opened Aug. 1, 2014
Applications for Fall 2015 open Oct. 15, 2014

Program description

Petroleum Land Administration teaches the basics of petroleum land administration. Students learn to review and interpret land contracts and agreements, including leases, transfers, joint venture agreements and other land-related correspondence. Our unique Lease Record Keeping course is designed to give students practical, relevant expertise in a computer lab utilizing land system software. This program is offered full-time on campus via an intensive accelerated format approximately four months (13 weeks) in length. Courses are also offered separately through Continuing and Distance Education.

Please see our Continuing Education website for more information.

Your career

Graduates of this program find employment as land administrators managing records concerning Freehold, Crown, Board Order and Aboriginal Lands. Entry-level land administrators may hold positions such as petroleum land administrators, land clerks, operations file clerks and assistant administrators to managers, public land officers, analysts and land consultants.

Student success

Students with higher secondary or post-secondary marks usually experience greater success in SAIT programs.