Petroleum Engineering (B.S.)
Tap into a field growing twice as fast as the national average.
UND's Petroleum Engineering program is the only one in North Dakota and was designed with industry input. The hands-on learning offered at UND will give you the technical skills to recover oil and gas, and the insight you'll need to address future industry challenges.
- Program type:
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years (6+ online)
- Credit hours:
Why Study Petroleum Engineering at UND?
North Dakota is the nation's second-largest leading producer of oil, a status driven by advances in recovering resources from the enormous Williston Basin. We're committed to educating the next generation of petroleum engineers. Our graduates will fulfill today's demand for domestic oil and lead the way to discovering safe, reliable and affordable ways to use oil resources.
You'll receive a thorough grounding in chemistry, engineering, geology and physics while also learning about ethics, safety, communications and other skills necessary to pursuing an entry-level job in the field. In addition, you'll get a firm understanding of the issues affecting the industry, including science and technology; economics and business; policy and regulation; and society and behavior.
Top Online Engineering College in the Nation
UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic and research institutions in the nation for petroleum engineering. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.
ABET Accredited Petroleum Engineering Program
Study petroleum engineering at an accredited university. The UND petroleum engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.