Six months ago, joining a petroleum engineering program seemed like a good investment. With starting salaries above $100,000 and endless optimism about the shale revolution, enrollment climbed in many programs across the country.
But now that there is an oil price slump, some students are reevaluating their decision. And some departments are already worried about what will happen if low prices stick around. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Stephanie Joyce of Inside Energy reports.
This segment aired on February 18, 2015.