Petroleum Geophysics Certificate
The Online Petroleum Geophysics Certificate program at Mines is custom-designed for geoscientists wishing to strengthen or expand their geophysical skillset. Certification in this program takes advantage of Colorado School of Mines’ world-renowned expertise in resource and energy evaluation.
With guidance from industry-leading experts, students will expand their knowledge base to better address current exploration and production challenges within the oil and gas industry. Participants in this program can expect to:
- Develop a solid foundation and proficiency in geophysical methods employed in the energy industry.
- Learn the most up-to-date workflow and practices in the industry.
- Learn and understand fundamental concepts from well-known faculty, experienced in the industry.
- Develop skills to better communicate with colleagues in other disciplines in the organization.
- Bachelor’s degree in Earth science or related field
- Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement
Students working toward their certificate are required to take 12 credits consisting of the following courses:
- GPGN519 Advanced Formation Evaluation 3.0
- GPGN547 Physics, Mechanics and Petrophysics of Rocks 3.0
- GPGN558 Seismic Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis 3.0
- GPGN651 Advanced Seismology 3.0
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- Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
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- Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition ($999 per credit hour)
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