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Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering Master of Science

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or closely related field from an accredited institution

GPA: 3.0 | GRE: 305 (or 1150) | Deadline: Feb. 1 | Apply!

Additional requirements for international students:

TOEFL: 80 | IELTS: 6.5

Master of Science Programs:


  • MS in Petroleum Engineering
  • Dual Degrees: MS in Petroleum Engineering and Master of Business Administration

The mission of the graduate program in Petroleum Engineering is to prepare students to be leaders in industry, government, or academia. The field of engineering is continuously evolving and alumni with the advanced education and research skills associated with obtaining graduate degrees have the flexibility, breadth, and depth to become leaders as the problems of tomorrow arise. All students in the MS program will learn the techniques required of individuals interested in pursuing further education and careers in academic, as well as entering the work force in industrial settings.

**Note: An M.S. degree is not required to enter a Ph.D. program.

 

MS Course Requirements

Graduate students with a BS degree from an accredited program may pursue their MS degree using one of two options. The requirements for each degree option are as follows:

 

Plan A: Research-Thesis Option for Students with a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering

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Items Course Description Credits
Core Courses At least three courses from the following:
PETE 5010 - Transport Phenomena
PETE 5020 - Thermodynamics
PETE 5060 - Flow through Porous Media
PETE 5080 - Interfacial Phenomena
PETE 5310 - Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery
9
Required Course PETE 5355 - Mathematical Methods 3
Seminar PETE 5890 - Graduate Seminar 2
Electives Graduate-approved elective courses (PETE or other), selected by student with approval of student advisor. 12
Plan A PETE 5960 - Thesis Research 4
TOTAL 30

 

Plan B: Course-work Option for Students with a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering

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Items Course Description Credits
Core Courses At least three courses from the following:
PETE 5010 - Transport Phenomena
PETE 5020 - Thermodynamics
PETE 5060 - Flow through Porous Media
PETE 5080 - Interfacial Phenomena
PETE 5310 - Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery
9
Required Course PETE 5355 - Mathematical Methods 3
Seminar PETE 5890 - Graduate Seminar 2
Electives Graduate-approved elective courses (PETE or other), selected by student with approval of student advisor. 14
Creative Component PETE 5100 – Research Report 2
TOTAL 30

 

MS Course Requirements for other degree options:
3. Plan A: Research-Thesis Research Option for Chemical & Mechanical Engineering Majors | Download the PDF
4. Plan B: Course-work Option for Chemical & Mechanical Engineering Majors | Download the PDF
5. Plan A: Research-Thesis Research Option for Dual Degree Program - MBA/MS in Petroleum Engineering for Students with a BS in Petroleum Engineering | Download the PDF
6. Plan B: Course-work Option for Dual Degree Program - MBA/MS in Petroleum Engineering for Students with a BS in Petroleum EngineeringDownload the PDF
7. Plan A: Research-Thesis Research Option for Dual Degree Program - MBA/MS in Petroleum Engineering for Students with a BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering | Download the PDF
8. Plan B: Course-work Option for Dual Degree Program - MBA/MS in Petroleum Engineering for Students with a BS in Petroleum Chemical or Mechanical Engineering | Download the PDF

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