12 months
38466 USD/year
38466 USD/year
17154 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Faculty with extensive experience in industrial manufacturing environments prepare students to apply cutting-edge techniques to a host of industries, including aerospace, biomedical, defense and energy. Join the Advanced Manufacturing certificate and master’s non-thesis program at Colorado School of Mines.

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The 12-credit-hour graduate certificate serves as the core of the Advanced Manufacturing  certificate and master’s non-thesis program at Colorado School of Mines . Students receive an introduction to additive manufacturing processes, learn about the materials used (with a focus on polymers, ceramics and metals), understand how to design parts for these innovative methods and apply data informatics and programming skills to real-world problems.

Students in the professional master’s program choose 21 credits in electives in addition to the core courses, delving further into the various aspects of advanced manufacturing. Mines offers dozens of courses in this area, including Analysis of Metallurgical Failures, Finite Element Analysis for Advanced Design Applications, Lean Manufacturing and Advanced Robot Control, just to name a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Materials for Additive Manufacturing
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Data Driven Advanced Manufacturing
  • Optimization Models in Manufacturing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17154 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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