Mission Statement

Department Mission

We educate engineering technology graduates through a unique online and rotating delivery schedule of robust instruction that prepares future leaders to safely managing complex operations in the petroleum industry which are critical to the energy needs of the world.

Program Mission

PETSM programs cultivate productive citizens and employees for Louisiana and the nation’s petroleum industry and its related fields in business, industry, education, and government by developing technical, supervisory, and intercultural knowledge and skills through quality teaching, research, and service.


Our programs are designed to prepare technical and/or technical management-oriented professionals for employment in business, industry, education, and government.

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