Petroleum Geology

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Certificate in Petroleum Geology

Doug Gouzie, Graduate Director
Temple Hall 375

MSU's Title IV Federal Financial Aid, for this certificate, is pending final approval of application to Department of Education. Check with the MSU Office of Financial Aid if you have questions.

Program description

The Certificate in Petroleum Geology provides students the opportunity to develop and demonstrate competencies that are in demand among employers in the petroleum and gas industry.

Admission criteria

A degree in an appropriate undergraduate program and a grade point average of 2.75 is required for admission.

Required courses - 12 hours total

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GLG 670 Principles of Stratigraphy 3 hrs
GLG 672
GLG 680


3 hrs
GLG 674 Petroleum Geology 3 hrs
GLG 690
GLG 691

Applied Geophysics
​​​​​​​Seismic Data Processing

3 hrs