12 months
14400 USD/year
14400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Explosives Technology program at Missouri University of Science and Technology is designed for non-engineers.


Program outline

Through the Explosives Technology program at Missouri University of Science and Technology you will study theoretical and practical approaches of explosives engineering and learn analysis and design of explosive-related systems.

Thesis and non-thesis options available. However, the non-thesis option is encouraged for distance students. Both options require 30 credit hours of coursework to complete, with a minimum 9 hours of 6000+ lecture classes. Thesis candidates may choose to include 6 hours of research to replace a 3 hour 5000+ lecture course and a 3 hour 6000+ lecture course in order to write a thesis. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Blasting Design and Technology
  • Explosives in Industry
  • Demolition of Buildings and Structures
  • Specialty Uses of Energetic Materials
  • Explosives Manufacturing
  • Advanced Tunneling and Underground Construction Techniques

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

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

  • Bachelor’s degree, with experience handling and using explosives
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.0
  • GRE V+Q ≥ 300; GRE Q ≥ 150, and GRE WR ≥ 3.5
  • International requirement: TOEFL ≥ 80, or IELTS ≥ 6.5, or satisfactory completion of an approved English language Institute program.
  • All participants in explosives courses must submit to a security background check.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Complete the Online Application. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 USD per semester during 12 months.


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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