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PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Petroleum Land Administration

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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.

Program Overview

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 Clerk and Assistant Administrators to Managers, Public Land officers, Analysts and Land Consultants.

Student Success

Please contact the department for information.


After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT certificate in Petroleum Land Administration.


There are no formal accreditation arrangements at this time. Please contact the MacPhail School of Energy for more information.

Job Grant

Note: This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant


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.

Admission Requirements

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline

Total Credits: 15

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