12 months
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39618 USD/year
39618 USD/year
17676 USD/year
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About

The Natural Resources and Energy Policy (NREP) program at Colorado School of Mines is geared toward full-time students and working professionals who want to break into the energy or natural resources (especially water) sectors, advance in their careers to ultimately shape the energy and water development, its governance and the energy transition. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

One of the world’s top engineering and applied science universities is now offering a social science-based graduate degree program focused on preparing leaders from all disciplinary and industry backgrounds for careers with industry, local and national government agencies and non-governmental organizations. 

The Natural Resources and Energy Policy  (NREP) program at Colorado School of Mines  applies a multidisciplinary social science lens to natural resources and energy issues, with a strong emphasis on original research, critical thinking and oral communication. With students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds, as well as educational and professional experiences, this program provides unique opportunities and situations to help you meet your individual academic and professional goals.

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

Career Types

  • Environmental groups such as Natural Resources Defense Council and Environmental Defense Fund
  • Government agencies like Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Nonprofit groups such as Center for Clean Air Policy
  • World Resources Institute and Center for Climate Strategies
  • Private sector
  • Environmental Engineer with Newmont’s Legacy Group

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Natural Resources & Energy Policy: Theories and Practice
  • Environmental Law and Sustainability
  • Energy, Natural Resources, and Society
  • Econometrics
  • Mine Risk Management
  • Geological Data Analysis
  • Applications of Geographic Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 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). 
Masters 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

    39618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39618 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    39618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39618 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17676 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.

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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