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Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Unconventional Resources)

Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Engineering (Unconventional Resources). Students typically have a degree in Petroleum Engineering, and are looking to develop a level of expertise in the tools and technologies of unconventional resources.


  • An undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering (or other engineering, math or hard science with assigned deficiencies) from a regionally-accredited college or university
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission