Mining Engineering is an exciting field for the sheer number of possibilities it presents. It ranges on a broad spectrum of engineering skills including mechanical, electrical, geophysical, computer science, and others. Starting out with high average salaries of $68,000 per year, the Mining Engineer can undertake countless job opportunities including manufacturing, planning, design, management, operations, marketing, and many more.
Put simply, our vision for the Mining Engineering Department is to be internationally recognized as the world’s premier center for education and applied research in the diverse fields of mining and underground construction and tunneling. This vision spans across numerous interdisciplinary areas of study. Through collaborations with other Mines departments, academic institutions, government agencies, and industry, we are committed to expanding the international reputation of the department for excellence in education, research, industry service, and community outreach.
- Mines team wins mining and sustainability case competition
A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in an international case competition focused on mining and sustainability. The team of Phillip Ruban, Alex Campbell, Emil …
- Mining Engineering to launch professional master's degree
The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has received approval from the Board of Trustees to launch an innovative new graduate degree program. The Professional Masters in Mining E …
- Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch
A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall. Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will …
- Innovation reigns supreme at 2018 Newmont Challenge
The 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge will take place Feb. 3, with student teams collaborating to solve problems centered around two themes: finding mineral deposits that have thus far elude …
CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.
CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs