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. Hands-on learning will give you the technical skills to recover oil and gas, and the insight to address industry challenges.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years (6+ online)
- Credit hours:
Why pursue a petroleum engineering major?
Petroleum Engineering Major
Study petroleum engineering at an accredited university. UND's B.S. in Petroleum Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Tour oil fields around the world without leaving campus in the newly opened Hess Virtual Reality Lab.
Take a seat at the Drilling Systems Control Simulator. Learn how to manage day-to-day operations at oil and gas wells, or crisis situations, in complete safety.
Access the only core and sample library in North Dakota, which contains samples from three-quarters of the state's oil and coal reservoirs.
Host to the world’s largest – and only - oil drilling simulator.
What jobs can you get with a petroleum engineering degree?
Petroleum Engineering Degree Courses
Leaders that Do
The Petroleum Engineering program provides hands-on learning experience in a variety of disciplines.