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The Petroleum Land Management (PLM) courses and certificates prepare land and land administration professionals for long-term success in the oil and gas industry. The certificates offered are Professional Land Management, Division Order Analyst, and Lease and Title Analyst.
Students can take one class, or combine the required classes to earn a certificate.
The curriculum is developed in partnership with Petroleum Education Workshops, LLC.
Terrill Williams is the founder and owner of Petroleum Education Workshops, LLC, a leading educational and training center for the oil and gas industry. He is a well-known speaker and educator in the industry, with a career spanning over 40 years. His unique instruction, resource materials, and training style impact hundreds of land professionals each year.
There are no prerequisites required, but students should have some knowledge of the industry. Students do not need to have a college degree nor work experience.
Since this is a noncredit certificate, you do not need to complete a formal admissions application. You need to register at www.msudenver.edu/plm.
Each course costs $450 and includes the textbook. There is a $35 transaction fee per payment.
Many employers will pay for their employees to earn this certificate. Payment can be made by the student and reimbursed according to your employer’s rules, or the employer can pay directly for the certificate on your behalf.
Discounts for multiple students from the same company may apply. Please contact us for more information before registering.
You will receive an automatic receipt via email once you complete the registration.
MSU Denver does not offer financial aid for noncredit courses and certificates.
Unfortunately, we do not offer course waivers based on education nor experience. You must complete all required courses to receive an MSU Denver certificate.
The program is designed for students to take individual courses, or combine the required courses for certificate completion.
There are six required classes for each certificate.
No, you can take the courses in whatever order you would like.
Please reach out to Brandy Schooler at [email protected] as soon as possible so we can assist you in completing your certificate.
Each course begins on the first day of the month and runs through the last day of the month. Registration is open until the 5th day of each month the course takes place.
No, all class materials are provided for the student and included in the price of the course.
Each course is entirely online and in a self-paced format. The course material is asynchronous and does not require you login at a specific time.
The course material is conducted through Canvas Learning Management System. Course material includes weekly videos from instructors, reading selections, and practical assignments and quizzes. The instructor assists when needed.
Yes. To verify courses you have completed, please contact Brandy Schooler at [email protected] or 303-615-1234.
You can register at www.msudenver.edu/plm.
Refund Policy: Students can receive a 100 percent refund minus a $35 registration fee if the course is dropped before the course start date. There will be no refunds after the course begins, but students can request a deferment (postponement) to the next semester.
To request a refund, email Brandy Schooler at [email protected]. If students request a refund within the policy timeframe, documentation does not need to be provided.
Deferment (postponement) Information: If a student is unable to complete a course due to unforeseen or extenuating circumstances (see below), the student will be offered a deferment of registration to the immediately following semester before a refund is issued. If the registration deferment is not a feasible option for the student, a refund will be given if the below documentation can be provided.
To request a deferment after a class begins, email Brandy Schooler at [email protected] with an explanation and the official documentation – see the list below (copies will be accepted).
|Reason for Request||Acceptable Documentation|
|Death in immediate family||Obituary or death certificate|
|Death (not in immediate family)||Letter from a counselor or psychologist|
|Medical||Letter from physician|
|Work||Letter from employer on official letterhead|
A refund will be automatically denied for the following reasons:
The courses begin the first day of the month and run through the last day of the month.
To better meet the demand of the participants in the Petroleum Land Management (PLM) program, the decision has been made to put several courses on hold to focus on the high demand courses and certificates. Find more information on the course description webpage.
If a course that you need to complete a certificate is not listed on the schedule, please reach out to Brandy Schooler at [email protected] as soon as possible so we can assist you in completing your certificate.
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