Admission requirements

  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering preferred; if no petroleum engineering degree, an undergraduate degree in a closely related engineering discipline and extensive field experience is required
  • Submission and review of CE Application: https://tamu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0CA08MSwZ6egWeF
  • Submission and review of applicant’s Resume/CV as well as grade transcripts; submitted along with your CE Application
  • Approval PETE DL Program Director
  • Applicant will be notified by email regarding status of admission to the program

Courses and course scheduling

  • Course offerings rotate from semester-to-semester and are based on the graduate course schedule for the specific semester
  • Course scheduling is subject to change
  • Openings available for each course are limited; once approved and admitted to the program then register

Program policy

  • CEUs available upon successful completion of a course within the semester time limits or as specified by the instructor of record
  • Course curricula contain graduate level content
  • Graduate level work expected of all PETE DL CE students
  • Pre-requisites exist for some courses; see Course Prerequisites
  • See “General information about certificate programs”
  • Certificate/continuing education credit is not available for graduate students 


  • Upon successful completion of a course, a Letter of Completion (LOC) is issued to the CE student
  • Upon successful completion of the required courses for a specific certificate, a Certificate of Completion (COC) is issued to the CE student

Refund policy

  • As stated on the online course registration site, no refunds after closing registration date 
  • Questions about dropping a course, please contact Ms. Mary Lu Epps.


  • For information regarding required technology regarding additional/optional hardware, computer, internet connection, software requirements, software suggestions, web browsers, see “Technology Required” 
  • Software may be required for a specific course; for some courses the software may be provided for the registered students in the course