School of Energy

School of Energy

Receive training and experience for the energy industry in our 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility, both online and in-person. The School of Energy will provide you with innovative and customized training to prepare you for today’s technically advanced, local, national and even, global economy! Choose from programs in Instrumentation Control and Electrical Technology, Occupational Safety, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and more

School of Energy Degree and Certificate Programs

SJC offers Advanced Petroleum Production Operations ProgramsLearn the knowledge and skills of production processes and equipment operations. Earn your associate degree in advanced petroleum production operations to further your career.

Petroleum Production Operations Certificate

Petroleum Production Operations Degree, AAS

SJC offers a Commercial Driver's License Training ProgramOur eight-week commercial driver’s license program will equip you to pass the three-part CDL exam. You will learn in an online setting as well as in a truck on the training course and the highway. We also offer refresher and Class B programs.

Commercial Driver's License Certificate (Class A)

SJC offers Energy Production Foundations ProgramsThis certificate is designed to provide specialized knowledge both for technically oriented students seeking entry level positions in the energy industry as well as support personnel currently working in or desiring a career in supportive roles within the energy industry.

Energy Production Foundations Certificate


SJC offers Instrumentation, Controls and Electrical Technology programsLearn to install, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of automatically controlled processes, such as electronic or pneumatic systems. Earn an associate degree or certificate to work alongside a team of engineers to develop and maintain these systems in a safe environment. 

Instrumentation Controls and Electrical Technology Certificate

Instrumentation Controls and Electrical Technology, AAS

SJC offers Industrial Maintenance Mechanic ProgramsPerform maintenance checks and repairs on large machines at plants and factories. Earn an associate degree or certificate to work in diverse industries that rely on machinery to function, such as manufacturing, environmental control, and water treatment.

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Certificate

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Degree, AAS

SJC offers an Industrial Process Operator programProcess operators are employed by water treatment, wastewater treatment facilities, and plants and factories that produce electricity, natural gas, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and various consumer products. Your associate degree or certificate will prepare you for an entry-level position in this career. 

Industrial Process Operator Certificate

Industrial Process Operator Degree, AAS

SJC offers Industrial Safety Training programsThe School of Energy provides multiple training programs to support the professional development of workers. We provide industrial safety training (including OSHA training) workforce training, and seminars on tribal energy management.

Industrial Safety Training through School of Energy

SJC offers Natural Gas Compression programsLearn the knowledge and skills to safely use and maintain gas compression equipment. Through our associate degree or certificate program, you’ll be prepared to find a job in the energy industry.

Natural Gas Compression Technology Certificate

Natural Gas Compression Technology Degree, AAS

SJC offers Occupational and Commercial Construction Safety programsStart or advance your career in occupational safety and commercial construction safety. Our two associate degrees and two certificate programs can be taken online, which means it is a flexible option for you.

Occupational Safety Certificate

Occupational Safety (Online), AAS

SJC offers a Tribal Energy Management Studies programsThis program provides students with a focused study of the tribal energy business, management, and leadership. With an associate degree or certificate, you will be prepared to make decisions about energy resources, learn about tribal issues, and work in the industry on tribal lands.

Tribal Energy Management Certificate

Tribal Energy Management Studies Degree, AAS

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The Center of Excellence in Renewable Energy & Sustainability

With a history of innovation, industry collaboration and highly skilled, in-demand graduates, San Juan College will study various emerging technologies that show the most promise to our area, to New Mexico and to our nation.

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Dugan Museum

Discover the extraordinary at the Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology, housed within the San Juan College School of Energy. Explore the world's most comprehensive collection of fossils and minerals in the Four Corners region, and don't miss the exciting new exhibit showcasing prehistoric wonders from the San Juan Basin area. Plan your visit today and uncover the wonders of Earth's ancient history!

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