Humanitarian Engineering and Science

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Humanitarian Engineering and Science

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Mines graduates make an impact on the world. With innovative science and engineering-based solutions, they help improve the human condition and quality of life in communities on local and global scales. And the Humanitarian Engineering and Science graduate programs at Mines provide the skills to make that impact last.

As a student in this program, you’ll gain the expertise, skills and hands-on experience to truly make a difference. Under the leadership of world-class faculty expertise in engineering, applied sciences and social sciences, you’ll graduate from Mines well-prepared for a successful career in development, corporate social responsibility or other areas that directly support the communities you seek to serve.

You’ll make an impact—one that will change lives all around the world.

money

Funding and
scholarships available

people around earth

International projects
supporting sustainable
community development

research

5 major research
areas available

Requirements and Costs

Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Not Required
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • 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).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement

Master’s Non-Thesis 

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • 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): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • 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).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement

Master’s Thesis 

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • 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).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement

 

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Tuition**$17,676$39,618
Fees*$2,520$2,520
Room & Board$17,496$17,496
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300
Total$42,473$64,415
**Cost per credit hour$982$2,201

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

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

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Career Outcomes

  • Not for profits
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Peace Corps
  • International development
  • Community engagement
  • Engineering Service Corps
  • NGOs
  • Government agencies

Degree Options

Graduate Certificate

  • Humanitarian Engineering and Science

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Humanitarian Engineering and Science 

Master’s Thesis

  • Humanitarian Engineering and Science