12 months
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38466 USD/year
38466 USD/year
17154 USD/year
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About

Some of the most important urban innovations happen underground. The only program of its kind in North America, the Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines educates top engineers on the design, construction, rehabilitation and management of underground spaces. The program offers a certificate, master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

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Overview

This interdisciplinary Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines , offered jointly by the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geology and Geological Engineering and Mining Engineering, provides funded research and networking opportunities with unique industry and national lab partnerships that prepares graduates for successful careers. The program offers a certificate, master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

Career Types

  • Civil Designer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Field Quality Control Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Contractor Compliance Engineer
  • Design Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  • Underground Construction Engineering in Hard Rock
  • Soil Behavior
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Finite Element Methods for Engineers
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

Graduate Certificate

  • 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).

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

      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.

    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.

    Our partners

    Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
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    Colorado School of Mines

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