Advanced Manufacturing

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Program Overview

Space exploration, national security, biomedicine and energy are just a few of the industries that rely on agile, cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques to improve both affordability and performance. With a focus on additive manufacturing, the Advanced Manufacturing program at Mines provides students with the opportunities to work with a variety of equipment, systems and materials, and develop the skills to capture and interpret important process data.

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AM students helped
build Iron Man suit
for Adam Savage

 

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Lab with multiple
high-performance
material printers

 

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Partner of ADAPT,
an industry-academia
consortium

 

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Requirements and Costs

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred

 

MASTER’S DEGREE

  • Required 30 credit hours including:
    • Core requirements: 9.0
    • Electives: 21.0

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

  • Required 12 credit hours including:
    • Core requirements: 9.0
    • Electives: 3.0

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 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State StudentOnline Student
Tuition**$16,650$37,350$17,982
Fees*$2,412$2,412$0
Room & Board$16,700$16,700$16,700
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300$1,300
Total$40,362$61,062$39,282
**Cost per credit hour$925$2,075$999

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, ect.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

 

Connor McLean“As a grad student, I’ve had the opportunity to design and build a 3D printer that uses high-powered lasers to sinter metal powder together. I’m creating it on an open-source platform so students at any level will be able to use it and learn more about additive manufacturing, materials and printing processes.”

Connor McLean
Master’s Student, Advanced Manufacturing

 

Career Outcomes

 

  • Computer hardware engineer
  • Additive manufacturing engineer
  • Manufacturing and integration science researcher
  • Medical device design and manufacturing
  • Sustainability manufacturing

 

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Degree Options

Master’s

  • Advanced Manufacturing (Non-Thesis)

Certificate

  • Advanced Manufacturing

 

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online application

July 1 deadline
for domestic applicants