Enroll in the only on campus and online petroleum engineering degree program in the state. With direct access to the state’s only Core and Sample Library and experience in labs and internships, you’ll learn the latest trends and developments in the oil industry. UND is on a progressive path to be a leading educator of petroleum engineers.
As a petroleum engineering student, you’ll gain a thorough knowledge of the scientific and industrial side of petroleum engineering as well as business aspects through the varied required curriculum. Sample course titles include:
- Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
- Drilling Engineering
- Petroleum Property Management
- Well Logging
- Reservoir Engineering
The Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Within petroleum engineering, there are considerable opportunities to gain valuable professional experience through working in the field and laboratories on campus.
Petroleum engineering is a newer addition to UND’s programs, but has close relationships with alumni. By tracking their success, we’re able to see the impact that UND has on oil production today and the industry’s future.
Clubs and Organizations
Through affiliations with different organizations, UND tailors the program of study to suit the industry’s needs as well as give students the education they want. Some programs UND is affiliated with include:
The outlook for our graduates is very strong. Here’s why:
- Average pay for graduates $80,000+
- >90% placement
- Petroleum engineering field is rapidly growing
- Retiring work force
- Opportunities in CO2 sequestration
- Urgent need for petroleum engineers
Join one of the fastest-growing majors at UND to start a career in any of the following categories:
- Petroleum exploration
- Geologic formation characterization
- Drilling and fracturing
- Computer simulation
- Equipment and process design to optimize recovery
- Monitoring of production and processing
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UND Petroleum Engineering Distance Degree Program
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