Associate of Science in Petroleum Services
Nicholls State University

Program Details

The online AS in Petroleum Services degree program from Nicholls State University is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in petro-technical positions. Course work covers a range of topics including:

  • Federal and state regulations, consensus standards, and industry best practices
  • Common terminology used in all phases of the petroleum industry and the business segments that make up the petroleum industry
  • Various methods used in locating possible petroleum deposits through the use of maps, well logs, and seismic techniques
  • The six common types of Mobil Offshore Drilling Units (MODU), common tools, components, and the advantages and limitations of each
  • Components and processes required for safe production, storage, and transportation of hydrocarbons

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nicholls State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score