Master of Science 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’s degree in Engineering or Sciences.
  2. An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 for the last two years. A lower GPA may be accepted on the basis of case by case for those with industry experience.
  3. Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies' English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
  4. Students seeking admission to a combined B.S./Master’s program must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of admission. Students admitted to the combined BS/MS program will be able to double count 6 credits for both degrees.

Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum of 30 semester credits, including credits granted for the thesis.
  2. A minimum of 21 semester credits, including 6 credits of thesis, must be in the major field of petroleum engineering.
  3. At least one-half of the credits must be at or above the 500-level.
  4. A maximum of nine (9) semester credits may be transferred from another institution.
  5. Completion of a research project, present and defend the thesis.
  6. An overall GPA of 3.00 or better in all coursework.