Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering

Admission Requirements

The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies' current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or closely related field.
  2. An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 or a GPA of at least 2.75 for the last two years.
  3. Applicants holding degrees from non-ABET accredited programs/universities must submit scores from the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination.
  4. Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies' English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Degree Requirements

  1. Course necessary for basic-level ABET accreditation. Normally, graduation from an ABET-accredited institution will satisfy this requirement.
  2. A program of study must include the following:
    1. A minimum of 30 semester credit hours.
    2. Three to Six (3-6) semester credit hours of an approved design project.
    3. Fifteen (15) semester credit hours of coursework at the 500 level or above (including the design project).
    4. All major courses must be at the 400-level or above and approved for graduate credit.
  3. An overall GPA of 2.75 or better for all coursework.
  4. Complete the approved design project.
  5. Pass a comprehensive written examination.
  6. one peer reviewed manuscript (as first author, such as conference paper, journal paper or patent application) submitted with the consent of adviser