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Process Technology

Male process technology professor with three male students in the process technology simulator lab.

Become a process operator and expect challenging work, excellent pay and high employability and be ready for the next big boom!

Napta LogoDo you like working equally with your hands AND brain? Are you looking for a rewarding and lucrative field in Alaska and beyond? Looking for a program that is recognized by major and minor oil and gas companies as one of the best in the WORLD? You have come to the right college!

With more than 50 years of experience collaborating with industry to make KPC’s process technology one of the most highly regarded programs in existence, students get cutting-edge academic and experiential experiences from highly qualified faculty. The program is administered from KRC's state-of-the-art Career and Technical Center with simulators and equipment on par with current industry standards.

High demand is expected for process operators as the existing workforce retires and as the industry evolves and expands in Alaska and throughout the United States.

The graduates of the KPC Process Technology program have gone on to work for companies like Marathon Petroleum, ConocoPhillips, Blue Crest Energy, Exxon Mobil, ASRC Energy Services, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, and many more.

Since many students can be living throughout Alaska, 48 states, or offshore, KPC offers video streaming of all courses, allowing students to view classes from their place of employment at their leisure.

This program is offered at the Kenai River Campus. The program at the Anchorage Extension Site (located at the UAA-University Center) has been suspended indefinitely. Supporting general education requirements and select program-specific courses are also offered at KBC.

KRC now offers a residence hall for students who opt to live on campus. Get unprecedented support from faculty and fellow students by becoming a part of the Kenai River Campus Process Technology Living/Learning Community! Live in the new, apartment-style facility and have access to the CTEC just across the street

 

Advisors


Jeffrey Laube
University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Jeffrey Laube
Title: Associate Professor of Process Technology
Email: jlaube@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072620365
Location: Career and Technical Center (CTEC)
Campus: Kenai River Campus
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Henry Haney
University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Henry Haney
Title: Associate Professor of Process Technology
Email: hwhaney@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072620341
Location: Career and Technical Center (CTEC)
Campus: Kenai River Campus
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Lynda Kreps
University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Lynda Kreps
Title: Lead Program Administrator
Email: llkreps@alaska.edu
Phone: 9077866421
Location: University Center (UC)
Campus: Anchorage Extension Site
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