Oil & Gas Finance

Course Available
1-14 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Faith Leads University Participants Only

This program offers a comprehensive exploration of the financial landscape within the oil and gas industry, equipping participants with essential knowledge and skills to excel in finance-related roles. Through a series of four specialized courses, students will gain a deep understanding of industry fundamentals, accounting principles, economic dynamics, and cost control strategies tailored specifically to the oil and gas sector.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 - 14.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, please select the correct number of units upon checkout.

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for professionals, students, or individuals looking to gain a foundational understanding of the oil and gas industry, particularly those interested in roles related to finance, accounting, economics, or cost management within the energy sector. It could cater to entry-level employees, mid-career professionals seeking to transition into the industry, or anyone wanting to enhance their knowledge in these specific areas.


A secondary school diploma or equivalent, or a high school diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects is required. Candidates whose first language is not English and do not have a completed degree in English are expected to provide translated copies of their certificates as well as an English language proficiency test result:

  • TOEFL IBT- 92 (580 PBT, 236 CBT) with a minimum of 21 in the Listening and Speaking components, 22 in Reading and 23 in Speaking;
  • IELTS- 5.5 overall with no lower than 5.0 in any component;
  • IGCSE- English (Second Language) grade B;
  • WAEC- C6;
  • PTE- Minimum score of 50 in all of the components. Or any other acceptable equivalent qualification
  • DUOLINGO - Overall score 110+ with a minimum score of 95 on Literacy band

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X718X – 001 15 Apr 202416 Mar 2026 1-14 $79-1106

Oil & Gas Finance

15 Apr 202416 Mar 2026
Credit Validation

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 15, 2026 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Understand key components and operations in the oil & gas industry
  • Analyze Oil & Gas financial statements and reports
  • Analyze economic factors influencing the industry
  • Implement cost control techniques and understand measures to maximize efficiency and profitability


Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

Why USD?

The Professional and Continuing Education program nurtures key partnerships on the local, national, and international level. The goal is to better serve working professionals who seek to enhance or build their careers and help achieve their highest value and potential. Contact us today to learn more.

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.