Oil and Gas Production Technology


About the Program

Graduates in Oil and Gas Production Technology will receive a two-year degree and are prepared for entry-level positions at any processing facility. They will have acquired the basic technical skills in equipment and systems and have a broadened vocabulary to make the job-specific learning less difficult. They will also learn team-building skills, safety awareness, environmental awareness, communication skills, and computer skills that are critical in the workplace. They will have a working knowledge of state and federal regulations on safety and the environment.

An Associate of Applied Science degree can be obtained after successful completion of two years.

Watch this video about the Oil & Gas Technology program going "Hybrid"

Hear from graduates that are working in the field right now! Bailey Hughes


Admission Requirements

Priority given to applicants with ACT composite of 18 or equivalent ACCUPLACER score. All applicants must present documents of their scores..


Job Opportunities

We Prepare technicians for petroleum refineries, power generation facilities, pharmaceutical plants, chemical plants, waste water treatment plants, food and beverage process plants, offshore oil production facilities and a host of other industries.




Jim McKinley

Program Director – Oil and Gas Production Technology

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666