Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Engineering

Typically a Master of Science (MS) degree is required prior to pursuing a PhD degree, which includes a minimum of 64 semester hours beyond the Master of Science (MS) degree, qualifying exam, preliminary exam, proposal, and dissertation. The Qualifying Exam (QE) is required for all PhD students within the first year of study. The exam is given once a year in August, and must be completed successfully. 

Steps to Fulfill a Doctoral Program