Admission requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering is preferred; if you do not have a petroleum engineering degree, an undergraduate degree in a closely related engineering discipline and extensive field experience is required
  • Submission and review of your CE Application
  • Submission and review of your Resume/CV as well as grade transcripts (submitted along with your CE Application)
  • Approval of the petroleum engineering distance learning program director

You will be will be notified by email regarding your admission status to the program.

Courses and course scheduling

  • Courses offered rotate from semester-to-semester and are based on the graduate course schedule for the specific semester
  • Course scheduling is subject to change
  • Course availabilities are limited; get approved and admitted to the program before you register

Program policy

  • CEUs are available when course is successfully completed within the semester time limits, or as specified by the instructor of record
  • Course curricula contain graduate level content
  • Graduate level work is expected of all petroleum distance learning CE students
  • Pre-requisites exist for some courses; see Courses or Syllabi for more information
  • See general information about certificate programs
  • Certificate and continuing education credit is NOT available for graduate students


  • When you successfully complete a course, a Letter of Completion (LOC) is issued to you
  • When you successfully complete the required courses for a specific certificate, a Certificate of Completion (COC) is issued to you

Refund policy

  • As stated on the online course registration site, no refunds are issued after the 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; some courses may provide the software needed to registered students in the course