12 months
Duration
38466 USD/year
38466 USD/year
17154 USD/year
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About

The Petroleum Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines allows students to exponentially build on their skill set and advance their career, and can also serve as an excellent entry point into the oil and gas industry for engineers who earned a degree other than petroleum engineering. 

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Overview

The program offers a certificate, professional master’s non-thesis, master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

Careers for Petroleum Engineering students from Colorado School of Mines

  • Acquisitions and Divestitures Engineer
  • Analyst
  • Application Engineer
  • Certification Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Completions and Production Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Exploration Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Gas Engineer
  • Gas Pipeline Integrity Reliability Specialist

Programme Structure

  • The Petroleum Engineering Department offers a Professional Masters in Petroleum Reservoir Systems.  This is an interdisciplinary program with geology, geophysics, and petroleum engineering components.  Students will take a set curriculum of 30 hours of course work between all three disciplines. 
  • The department also offers a choice of a Master of Science (MS) degree or a Master of Engineering (ME) degree. For the MS degree, a thesis is required in addition to course work. For the ME degree, no thesis is required, but the course work requirement is greater than that for the MS degree. The Petroleum Engineering Department also offers Petroleum Engineering (PE) undergraduate students the option of a Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Program. This is an accelerated program that provides the opportunity for PE students to get a head start on their graduate education.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

24 - 30

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Master’s Non-thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. One letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
Master’s Thesis
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • GRE 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters. One letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose  
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17154 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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