Petroleum Unconventional Energy Sources Certificate Program

About the Petroleum Unconventional Energy Sources Certificate Program

The certificate program in Unconventional Energy Sources is a specialized certification to meet the current demands of the oil industry for professionals with better understanding of the exploitation and performance of unconventional resources. Tailored for working engineers, courses are delivered asynchronously, meaning students may view recorded lectures at their convenience. Additional guidance and interaction is provided between students and professors in online meet-ups and discussions.


Why the University of Houston?

Located in the Energy Capital of the World, the University of Houston is arguably the best place to pursue a certificate or a degree in petroleum engineering. Houston is home to more energy professionals than any other city in the world. The UH petroleum engineering department has grown to be the largest program in the Cullen College of Engineering, underlining the ever-growing demand for a highly-skilled petroleum engineering workforce in the city of Houston and beyond.


Courses and Curriculum

In this certificate, students are required to take four of the five following courses.


Additional Information

For degree objectives and application information:

For admission requirements, advising, and other information specific to the petroleum engineering program:

To receive additional information regarding this program contact the Program Advisors:

Anne Sturm
Petroleum Engineering Academic Advisor

Email: masturm [at] uh [dot] edu

Trina Johnson

Petroleum Engineering Academic Advisor

Email: tajohnson [at] uh [dot] edu

UH Energy Research Park (ERP)

5000 Gulf Freeway Bldg 9, Room 219

Houston, TX 77204-0945