12 months
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999 USD/credit 29970 USD/year
999 USD/credit 29970 USD/year
999 USD/credit 29970 USD/year
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About

Want to learn how to identify, extract, and utilize resources beyond our planet? Join the Space Resources program of Colorado School of Mines. With the world’s first Space Resources graduate program, Mines prepares scientists, engineers, economists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to set the stage for a new era in space exploration and economic development.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Graduates in this Space Resources program of Colorado School of Mines  take advantage of Mines’ world-renowned expertise in terrestrial resources and energy systems and learn how this knowledge can be applied outside Earth. With guidance from a multidisciplinary group of experts in academia, space agencies and private companies, students will become leaders in this emerging and exciting field.

The program offers a certificate and master’s non-thesis.

Career

A degree in Space Resources prepares students to work for government agencies, the private sector, the military, public policy think tanks and to start their own companies on the following areas:

  • Design and building of instruments for space resource identification
  • Design and building of equipment for drilling, excavation, extraction and processing of resources on the Moon, asteroids and planetary bodies
  • Design of space architectures and infrastructure incorporating the use of space resources
  • Participate on space missions to remotely explore for resources and operate equipment to extract them
  • Develop economic feasibility models for space resource utilization
  • Formulate and advance policies for the fair, responsible and sustainable use of resources in space

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Space Resources Fundamentals
  • Space Systems Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing 
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing 
  • Lean Manufacturing 
  • Life Cycle Assessment 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Graduate Certificate 

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose: Not Required. Suggested if GPA is less than 3.0/4.0
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
Master’s Non-thesis
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 999 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 999 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 999 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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