Petroleum Engineering, M.Sc. | Texas Tech University | Lubbock, United States
24 months
17698 USD/year
17698 USD/year
9518 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University requires a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours above the baccalaureate degree, including 6 credit hours allowed for the thesis.


Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University also offers a nonthesis Master in Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University  that requires a minimum of 33 graduate credit hours approved by the graduate advisor (excluding seminar).

Students entering the petroleum engineering program assigned a faculty advisor and are responsible for arranging a course of study with the advisor's counsel and approval. 

Programs leading to a combined B.S. & M.S. degree are available.

Students interested in these programs should inform their academic advisor during the first semester of the junior year. 


  • To provide excellent instruction and design experiences essential for graduates to enter the practice of petroleum engineering and pursue life-long professional development.
  • To conduct research that generates, communicates, and applies new knowledge for the betterment of society.
  • To foster a spirit of service and leadership among students and faculty and assist the public in addressing issues concerning the use of resources, protection of the environment, and development of infrastructures.
  • The department fulfills an obligation to the people of the state of Texas and the nation in making available the technical expertise for the safe and efficient development, production, and management of petroleum reserves.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Advanced Petroleum Engineering Topics 
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Teaching Experience in Petroleum Engineering 
  • Petroleum Environmental Engineering 
  • Advanced Drilling Techniques 
  • Advanced Well Log Analysis 
  • Advanced Formation Evaluation 
  • Advanced Artificial Lift Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial transcripts of ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including a copy of official English translations for each transcript
  • Unofficial copies of all post-secondary diplomas earned*
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of financial support*
  • Passport bio page*
  • GRE 
  • Letter of Reference (3)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17698 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17698 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9518 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lubbock

909 - 1335 USD /month
Living costs

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


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