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Major: Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians


Mining and petroleum technologies/technicians programs teach students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers developing and operating mines, mineral processing facilities, and oil and natural gas extraction and processing facilities.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Mining Technology/Technician
  • Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Petroleum Technology/Technician


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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