The petroleum engineering curriculum emphasizes connecting-the-dots between classroom lessons and their real-world applications through professional development and research opportunities.
Petroleum engineering graduates are prepared to address the challenges of the world’s energy needs responsibly, to exceed the evolving expectations of employers in the petroleum and energy industries, to sustain industry-leading skills and to be leaders in industry, academia, and government.
While admitted students may seek a thesis option, we do not offer this through the admissions portal. See admissions information for Master of Petroleum Engineering.
Credit hours required for this degree: 30.0
Degree candidates must complete eight courses (24 credit hours plus 6 credit hours dedicated to research preparation) for the thesis option.