Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering / Master of Science in Engineering Management
University of Southern California

Program Details

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in conjunction with the department of Petroleum Engineering offers a program leading to Master’s degrees in both Petroleum Engineering and Engineering Management. The program is designed for engineers whose career objectives lead to increasing technical management responsibilities in the field of Petroleum Engineering.


  • An undergraduate degree in Petroeum Engineering (or other engineering, math, or hard science with assigned deficiencies) from a regionally-accredited university
  • Familiarity with engineering economy, engineering probability and statistics is recommended, but not required
  • Petroleum Deficiency Courses: Students without a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering must complete prerequisite courses at USC
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores
  • Satisfactory performance in previous coursework related to the intended major
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 Required)
  • Statement of Purpose

School Accreditation Statement

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