In western North Dakota, uncertainties about prices and their impact on oil exploration and production opens opportunities for educational exploration and career enhancement.

It may surprise you that a North Dakota University System campus is likely within an hour’s drive of your well head or shop. You also might be interested to know that:

  • Nearly 35,000 jobs in the state are waiting to be filled.
  • Employers are hungry for educated workers.
  • The North Dakota University System is ready to make it easy for you to fill the gap.

Your hard work and dedication has successfully turned Bakken into a household name. Let us help you expand your knowledge and marketability through North Dakota University System’s BakkenU. Our five westernmost colleges and universities are coming together to offer you a one-stop shop for exploring energy-related programs or hundreds of other exciting offerings either in-person or online. We’re standing by to help you energize your future. Call or visit us today!

Daring you to be great. The NDUS Edge.

Capture2Recent addition: the University of North Dakota is now offering an online Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. Students can now earn a B.S. degree from UND while remaining in their home community.



Multiple energy-related programs of study in production and transmission.



Land management certificate with energy industry focus.



Accounting programs to bolster the oilfield worker’s knowledge base.



Unique energy program in Energy Economics and Finance.



Petroleum Production Technology program offerings.