Petroleum Engineering - Geoscience Technologies, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Southern California | Los Angeles, United States
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Petroleum Engineering - Geoscience Technologies

12 months
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42740 USD/year
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About

The Petroleum Engineering - Geoscience Technologies MSc program at University of Southern California involves the technology of economically developing and producing subterranean reservoirs of oil, gas, steam, and hot water and designing underground waste disposal facilities. This technology relies on basic concepts of physics, chemistry, mathematics, geology, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and economics.

Overview

The petroleum industry is one of the largest and most prominent in the United States today, and the companies involved are dependent on the services of petroleum engineers to explore, discover, and produce oil and gas to meet energy needs.

Study Petroleum Engineering - Geoscience Technologies at University of Southern California

The Petroleum Engineering - Geoscience Technologies MSc program at University of Southern California is one of the oldest in the country with considerable industry support and interaction. Its assets are numerous - the advantages of a relatively small, friendly program, combined with the University's impressive academic and research facilities; its proximity to major oil fields in California; and a quality education provided by experienced and nationally renowned faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Reservoir Characterization
  • Technology of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Development
  • Geophysics for Petroleum Engineers
  • Inverse Modeling for Dynamic Data Integration
  • Engineering and Economic Evaluation of Subsurface Reservoirs
  • Numerical Simulation of Subsurface Flow and Transport Processes
  • Testing of Wells and Aquifers
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Well Completion, Stimulation, and Damage
  • Fluid Flow and Transport Processes in Porous Media

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

35 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering (or other engineering, math, or hard science with assigned deficiencies) from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average).
  • Satisfactory GRE and TOEFL test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS.
  • Satisfactory performance in previous coursework related to the intended major.
  • All applicants must complete and submit the USC Online Application.
  • Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • GRE General Test: Satisfactory and valid test scores.
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 Required)
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Résumé or CV 

Tuition Fee

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    42740 USD/year
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  • National

    42740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42740 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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