12 months
22860 USD/year
8244 USD/year
22860 USD/year
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As a student in the Petroleum Engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, your curriculum will be designed around a set of core petroleum engineering courses with other courses supporting specific research interests.


The Petroleum Engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology offers a master's of science, doctor of philosophy and doctor of engineering. The master’s degree can be earned with either a thesis option or a non-thesis option.


Our program has a wealth of equipment and instrumentation for research in geology, geochemistry and geophysics. In addition to our own facilities, Missouri S&T has a large collection of cutting edge facilities in centers such as the Materials Research Center and the Environmental Research Center.

Your Career in Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum engineers extract oil, gas and other resources from the Earth, and they do it all over the world. They plan and supervise the drilling of wells, evaluate oil and gas production, and predict future production from the Gulf of Mexico to the coasts of Singapore. Aside from everyday gasoline, petroleum is also used in  different fuels, and its byproducts are found in everything from car tires to toys.

Career as a petroleum engineer

S&T petroleum engineering grads work all over the world in the areas of drilling, production, and reservoir engineering of oil and gas fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Carbon Storage
  • Petroleum Data Analytics
  • Advanced Professional Geoscience Skills
  • Advanced Directional Drilling and MWD
  • Drilling Optimization
  • Advanced Well Completion Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Priority Application Deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted online application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts (in English) from all colleges and universities attended. All unofficial copies of transcripts and scores can be uploaded to your online application for S&T to review.
  • A statement of purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8244 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Missouri City

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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