Geological Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Oklahoma | Norman, United States
24 months
40756 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The degree of Master of Science in Geological Engineering offered at the University of Oklahoma  usually requires the completion of an original research thesis in addition to coursework beyond the baccalaureate level.The traditional, research oriented M.S. program with thesis emphasizes advanced study and research experience. 


Thesis Program (standard) from University of Oklahoma  

To be eligible for research, a student must have identified an appropriate research area and be accepted as an M.S. thesis student by a member of the MPGE faculty.

Non-Thesis Program from University of Oklahoma  

This Geological Engineering program is designed to meet the professional needs of part-time students and other students whose background and educational goals may be best served by additional instructed study in lieu of the research investigation involved in an M.S. thesis. To pursue this plan-of-study, students must indicate interest in the coursework emphasis program on the application for admission. 

After admission, these students are encouraged to identify faculty members who will serve as their academic M.S. program advisers or they may complete the program under the overall guidance of the Graduate Liaison. The non-thesis M.S. program culminates in a comprehensive examination.

Only students pursuing the thesis option are eligible to be appointed for a graduate assistantship.Students wishing to change from the thesis to non-thesis option must petition the MPGE Graduate Liaison. If the petition is approved, no more than 24 hours of credit will be transferred towards the fulfillment of the course requirements in the non-thesis option. Such a transfer cannot take place during a semester.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Finite Element Method
  • Rock Mechanics 
  • Mathematical Simulation Models
  • Special Studies
  • Research for Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Office of Graduate Admissions receives application and academic credentials
  • Office of Graduate Admissions evaluates and verifies academic credentials
  • Application and credential evaluation are reviewed by graduate academic unit
  • Graduate academic unit returns recommendation to Graduate College for review and approval
  • Office of Graduate Admissions processes decision and notifies applicant.
  • 3.2 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the most recent two years of academic work
  • Taken the GRE exam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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