M.S., Petroleum Engineering

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  • Complete the following admission requirement:
  1. Complete a B.S. degree in engineering or the natural sciences.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30-36 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements
Complete four from the following:12
Advanced Production Engineering
Flow Assurance in the Petroleum Industry
Advanced Reservoir Engineering
Applied Reservoir Characterization
Petroleum Geology
Advanced Petroleum Economic Analysis
Applied Well Testing
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Applied Reservoir Simulation
Advanced Phase Behavior
Drilling Optimization
Fluid Flow Through Porous Media
Horizontal Well Technology
Natural Gas Processing and Engineering
Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
Multiphase Fluid Flow in Pipes
Complete the requirements for one of the following options:18-24
Thesis Option
Non-Thesis Option


Thesis option

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

Complete the following:
PETE F699Thesis6
Elective courses 112

Non-Thesis Option

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 36 credits

Complete the following:
PETE F698Non-thesis Research/Project6
Electives 218