Petroleum Engineering Degree
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
- Credit hours:
Why pursue a petroleum engineering major?
Petroleum Engineering Major
Satisfy the eligibility requirement to sit for the NCEES PE examination. Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, this program meets the education requirements to pursue a license as a Professional Engineer in all 50 states.
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.
Get a career-ready education thanks to UND's relationships with industry partners such as the American Petroleum Institute, North Dakota Petroleum Council and our own Industry Advisory Council.
Access the only core and sample library in North Dakota, which contains samples from three-quarters of the state's oil and coal reservoirs.
Conduct research on the world’s largest – and only - oil drilling simulator.
What jobs can you get with a petroleum engineering degree?
Petroleum Engineering Degree Courses
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The Petroleum Engineering program provides hands-on learning experience in a variety of disciplines.