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34000 USD/year
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About

The Mining Occupational Safety and Health (Certificate NDP) program from The University of Arizona can help you rise to the challenge of creating a hazardless mining environment.  

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Overview

Key Features

While the risks involved in mining operations can be mitigated by correct processes, the need for dedicated, well-trained specialists in mining safety is growing. As it is, there are roughly 14,400 mines inspected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration each year for compliance with occupational and health regulations. Each of these sites requires the expertise of safety-minded professionals to ensure that every measure of risk avoidance is properly taken. 

You’ll complete advanced coursework in ventilation, geomechanics, chemical exposure, and other fundamental areas, learning to design processes and procedures that minimize the inherent risks of excavation. Each course has been designed with the input of experts in the industry and is taught by leading UA faculty members.

This cutting-edge, specialized training can be completed entirely online, making the program a great choice for working professionals like you looking to develop their skills.

The Mining Occupational Safety and Health (Certificate NDP) program from The University of Arizona  requires the completion of 15 units of credit, presenting an accelerated path to new opportunities and specialized skills that can help you maintain safety. Course requirements for the program are flexible and individualized, allowing you to choose 3 electives that fit your professional environment and aspirations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mine Ventilation 
  • Mine Health and Safety 
  • Toxicology and Chemical Exposures
  • Safety Fundamentals  
  • Biostatistics
  • Disease and Illness in Mining 
  • Geomechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

15 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • Twelve or more graded units obtained as a graduate student
  • Applicant's undergraduate record comprised of their most recent 60 graded units
  • Or a combination of the last 60 units of undergraduate and graduate coursework (2 year, full-time equivalent for non-US or non-semester type credit hours) when fewer than twelve units of graduate coursework have been completed
  • On very rare and exceptional circumstances will a student be accepted through the graduate college with a GPA below a 2.75
  • Prospective students holding a comparable bachelor's degree but not meeting the minimum 2.75 GPA requirement may still be eligible for admission as a Graduate Non-Degree seeking student. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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