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Bismarck State College – The National Energy Center of Excellence is the pride and joy of BSC, and houses a nationally-recognized energy industry degree and training program. Those enrolled within that program can learn about electrical power and transmission systems, instrumentation and control, energy generation, and much more! Apply today.
Dakota College at Bottineau – For those interested in the management of land, look no further than DCB to obtain a certificate in the topic. The one year of coursework includes instruction in petroleum land management, land descriptions, contracts and agreements, mineral ownership and management practices. Apply today.
Dickinson State University – DSU has been leading the charge to get members of the Bakken workforce back to school to meet their individual goals. Through its IMPACT Program, DSU offers everything from one course to certificates to a full degree.
Lake Region State College – You’ve got the skills and experiences from working in the Oil Patch, so why not diversify your expertise by learning about wind energy? The Wind Energy Technician program at LRSC is the first of its kind in the state and one of the premiere programs in the country. Apply today.
Mayville State University – For those wanting a wealth of online offerings for course options, MaSU is your choice. The online degrees offered from MaSU include business administration, computer information systems, mathematics, anatomy and physiology, general education and more. Apply today.
Minot State University – Nestled in another of the designated “hub cities” of North Dakota’s Oil Patch, Minot State University understands the needs of the workforce. The university offers a one-of-a-kind program called Energy Economics and Finance, which would be sure to bolster anyone’s resume. Apply today.
North Dakota State College of Science – NDSCS is a 2-year college offering over 80 academic options to choose from. Unlike most two-year colleges, NDSCS in Wahpeton, N.D., boasts a university atmosphere with over 30 affiliated student clubs and organizations, music groups, theater productions, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, year-long social activities and nine on-campus housing options. A commuter location, NDSCS-Fargo, is located in Fargo, N.D., and offers a number of different courses for the more non-traditional student. Learn more at NDSCS!
North Dakota State University – NDSU is one of the country’s top research universities and offers a comprehensive range of programs, including the state’s largest enrollments in engineering and health professions, as well as studies in agriculture, business, human development, education and humanities. Programs such as emergency management and equine science also are offered. You can find all the majors and admission information at ndsu.edu.
University of North Dakota – The other of the state’s research universities, UND has been known a long time for its focus on aviation and aerospace, but some may not have heard as much about its College of Engineering and Mines. Within that College are plenty of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as a research relationship doing state-of-the-art research at UND’s Energy and Environmental Research Center. Apply today.
Valley City State University – Offering another option for a multitude of online programs, VCSU provides online educational tracks in business education and management, English and History education, professional communication and much more! Apply now.
Williston State College – Located right in the heart of the Bakken, Williston knows more about the needs of the oilfield workforce than any other city around. Williston State College is no different, and has many options available including a program in petroleum production technology. Apply today.
In addition to inviting our workforce to revitalize their knowledge base and compliment their professional skillsets by coming back to school, we’re inviting the business community work closely with us to help meet the educational needs of today’s workforce, and the workforce needs for tomorrow’s business.