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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Petroleum Engineering, MPetE

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Cullen College of Engineering  > Department of Petroleum Engineering  > Petroleum Engineering, MPetE

The petroleum engineering curriculum emphasizes connecting-the-dots between classroom lessons and their real-world applications through professional development and research opportunities.

Petroleum engineering graduates are prepared to address the challenges of the world’s energy needs responsibly, to exceed the evolving expectations of employers in the petroleum and energy industries, to sustain industry-leading skills and to be leaders in industry, academia, and government.

Please visit the Petroleum Engineering Graduate Admissions page for more information.

Admission Requirements

  1. Complete Online Graduate Application.
  2. Submit three Letters of Recommendation. Insert the contact information for your three recommenders into your application. Your recommenders will be contacted (via email) after the application has been submitted. They will be able to electronically attach their recommendation letters directly to your application.

*NOTE: The best letters of recommendation speak directly to your abilities and strengths as the recommender knows you. Recommenders should be professors or employment supervisors. Personal recommendations are not desired.

  1. Pay the Non-Refundable Application Fee. ($25 for domestic applicants/$75 for international applicants).
  2. Be prepared to Upload the following documents to your application when requested:
  3. Request one original Official Transcript from every university/college attended to be sent directly to the address below. Your degree and date of degree completed should appear on the transcript. Have your official transcript sent directly by your institution to the Graduate School. If your institution(s) does not have an electronic transcript delivery service, please provide the address below for hard-copy submission:

Regular Mail Address

University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, Texas 77253-3947

Express Mail Address

UH-Graduate Admissions
4302 University Drive
Room 102, E. Cullen Building
Houston, Texas 77204-2012

*NOTE: If your official transcript is not available in English, please have it translated. Translations will only be accepted from the college/university, Consulate, Education USA, or from an American Translator Association certified translator. Evaluation of course work is NOT required, but the original/official transcript from your university must be received as noted above. This translation document can be scanned and uploaded during the application process in PDF format.

  1. Request Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send Official GRE test score to the main University Admissions office using Institutional Code 6870.
  2. Fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement (info at http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/english-proficiency/).  If sending TOEFL scores, request Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send Official TOEFL test score to the main University Admissions office using Institutional Code 6870.

Degree Requirements

Credit hours required for this degree: 30.0

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