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Land Analyst

Open for Fall 2022

Credential: Certificate Delivery: Part Time Online

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All courses in this program will be delivered online (OA, OS, OR) for the Fall 2021 semester.
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Train to work within the oil and gas industry by coordinating and acting as a liaison between corporations, landowners, regulators and government departments.

The Land Analyst certificate is an online 10-course credit program that provides graduates with hands-on skills in surface land administration.


After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT Land Analyst certificate.


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Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue job opportunities in the energy, utilities, environmental and transportation sectors. Potential positions include: 

  • land and records administrator 
  • surface land coordinator 
  • project analyst 
  • renewable energy administrator 
  • surface land administrator 

Related careers include: 

  • community relations representative 
  • lease records analyst 

Cost per course

1.5 credit course: $234.30
3.0 credit course: $468.60

1.5 credit course (International): $376.65
3.0 credit course (International): $753.30

1.5 credit course: $253.01
3.0 credit course: $506.01

1.5 credit course (International): $376.65
3.0 credit course (International): $753.30

*Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

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You will be offered admission to this program through direct entry if you meet the admission requirements and space is available. 

When can you apply?

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Applications for fall 2022 open on Oct. 6, 2021.
Classes begin Year start date Year end date
Fall 2021 Sept. 7, 2021 April 29, 2022
Fall 2022 Sept. 6, 2022 April 28, 2023

How to apply

Admission requirements

Admission and selection 

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Fall 2022 start: applications are open Oct. 6, 2021.

Admission requirements

  • 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
  • 50% or better in Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 (Pure or Applied Math 20)

Direct entry: four-step process

Step 1: Read the program overview information to see the qualities needed for student success.

Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.

Step 3: Apply to Land Analyst Certificate.

Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.

Communication during selection

Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications. 


Phone: 403.284.8451
Email: macphail.students@sait.ca

Academic chair

Uwe Brandt, Academic Chair
Email: Uwe.Brandt@sait.ca


Program Outline

Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue

How to register for classes

You'll follow an open registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.

Semester 1

Course Code Course Name Credit
LAND-201 Land Documentation 3.0
LAND-202 Surface Rights & Land Applications 3.0
LAND-203 Petroleum Industry Fundamentals 3.0
COMM-256 Professional Communications and Presentations Skills 3.0
DATA-240 Energy Asset Management Software Applications 3.0
Semester 1 Total 15.0

Semester 2

Course Code Course Name Credit
LAND-206 Advanced Land Documentation 3.0
LAND-207 Advanced Regulations 3.0
LAND-208 Stakeholder Engagement 3.0
LAND-209 Managing Alberta's Lands 3.0
PROJ-399 Project Management 3.0
PRAC-286 Practicum 3.0
Semester 2 Total 15.0
Total 30.0

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Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Transfer options

The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available. Visit Transfer Options to learn more.


2021/22 Domestic cost per course

Course Credits Course cost
1.5 $253.01
3.0 $506.01

2021/22 International cost per course

Course Credits Course cost
1.5 $376.65
3.0 $753.30


The following fees are based on a two-semester full course load structure. Fees for part-time programs will be assessed based on the number of courses taken within a semester.

Campus athletic and recreation Fee: $183.20
Universal transit pass (UPass): N/A
Student support fee: $150
Student technology fee: $150

SAIT Students' Association (SAITSA) fee: $287.77

Books and supplies*

* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change.

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