Energy Land Management
The WVU Energy Land Management program is one of ten programs in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen. Energy land managers have important roles in the energy sector, including:
- Determining the ownership of surface and subsurface rights
- Negotiating contracts and leases
- Coordinating field exploration activities
- Serving as a liaison between lease owners and exploration and production companies
- Ensuring community and environmental quality during energy development
The knowledge and skill sets developed through the program enable students to pursue careers in all aspects of the energy land management field, including oil, natural gas, coal and renewable energy sectors. Energy land managers attract high salaries, with experienced land professionals earning significantly more.
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Energy Land Management program at WVU is one of 10 programs in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).