Petroleum Engineering (B.S.)
Tap into a field growing twice as fast as the national average.
UND's Petroleum Engineering program, the only one in North Dakota, prepares you to enter a rapidly growing field critical to the state's economy. The program, designed with industry input, offers hands-on experience that gives you the technical skills to recover oil and gas from new and existing resources, 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, who will not only fulfill today's demand for domestic oil but lead the way to discovering safe, reliable and affordable new ways of continuing this growth tomorrow.
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
Every engineering program offers education, but not every program prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic and research institutions in the nation for 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.