Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering - Unconventional Resources

Application Deadlines

Spring 2019: September 15, 2018

Fall 2019: January 15, 2019


The Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Unconventional Resources) is designed for those with degrees in Petroleum Engineering and related fields who wish to develop expertise in modern tools and technologies to characterize reservoirs and to exploit unconventional resources.

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 12 units is required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Unconventional Resources) degree
  • Required core courses: 12 units
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation
  • Courses taken for the Graduate Certificate may be applied to the MS or PhD in Petroleum Engineering programs if the student is admitted into MS or PhD program
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