12 months
22860 USD/year
22860 USD/year
8244 USD/year
Tuition fee
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What sets the Explosives Engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology apart? It is the only one in the nation!


Program outline

The Explosives Engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology offers specialized training in the use of explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics that allows students to advance their careers. Students have exclusive research opportunities in world-class facilities, including the S&T Energetics Research Facility (ERF) and Experimental Mine.

Mining and explosives engineering offers a Master's degree with a thesis option in explosives engineering for on-campus, research-based students and a non-thesis option by coursework for distance and campus students. The program requires four core courses and relevant elective courses you can select in consultation with your advisor.

Your Career in Explosives Engineering

Explosives engineers can choose from a variety of exciting careers, including research and development, testing, safety, production, field technical service, marketing, and teaching.

Explosives engineers work for national laboratories, universities, companies that develop and supply personal protective equipment, defense contractors, blasting & explosives companies, heavy civil construction companies, and many more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Blasting Design And Technology
  • Demolition of Buildings and Structures
  • Tunneling & Underground Construction Techniques
  • Environmental Controls For Blasting
  • Scientific Instrumentation For Explosives Testing & Blasting
  • Explosives Handling and Safety

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted online application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts (in English) from all colleges and universities attended. All unofficial copies of transcripts and scores can be uploaded to your online application for S&T to review.
  • A statement of purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8244 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Missouri City

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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