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Geosciences - Petroleum Geotechnology

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Related Career Titles
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  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Petroleum Technicians
  • Geotechnicians
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Mineralogist
  • Reservoir Geologist
  • Geochemist
  • Biochemist
  • ​​Geophysicist
  • Physical Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Analytical Chemist

Professional Organizations

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  • Society of UHD Engineers
  • American Association for Petroleum Geologists
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts, (SPWLA)
  • Association for Women Geoscientists
  • ​Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
  • Houston Geological Association

What is Petroleum Geotechnology?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences with Petroleum Geotechnology provides broad-based curriculum and a set of courses specific to geology and a petroleum geotechnology​ focus. This concentration requires several courses that cover a broad range of petroleum and petroleum industry-related topics. The degree is designed to meet the needs of those interested in graduate work in geology and careers in the oil and gas industry that requires knowledge of petroleum-related issues.

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Geology*
  • Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Geophysics*
  • Master of Science in Geochemistry*
  • Master of Science in Mineralogy*

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