Programme information: Master of Geoscience, with Petroleum Data Management track
CDA, representing sponsors Chevron, Shell, and Total, worked with academic institutions to set up petroleum data management education at Masters level. Texas A&M University offers a Master of Geoscience programme, with a choice of three tracks, including Petroleum Data Management.
The online Master of Geoscience with an emphasis in Petroleum Data Management from Texas A&M University offers the skills and knowledge to flourish in the ever-evolving petroleum industry. Designed in partnership with industry, this programme is designed to meet the growing demand within the petroleum industry for professional data managers who have the highly desired skills that are critical to economic recovery and identifying new opportunities. Graduates are uniquely poised to drive innovation in petroleum data management and excel in careers in industry, nonprofit, government, or business sectors.
The curriculum includes topics on the petroleum industry and petroleum geology, data quality and governance, spatial data science, and a capstone project.
The programme is studied online. Students can complete the full-time programme in 18 months, or study part time at a more flexible pace.