Optics for Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

The graduate certificate program in Optics for Engineering is targeted to train recent graduates or mid-career professionals with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics, chemistry, materials science, electrical or mechanical engineering, or other related fields. The program will provide them with a basic knowledge of optics and lasers so they can apply it to the challenges and demands of advanced technologies that use optical systems. The interdisciplinary program offers students a number of electives to choose from and allows them to tailor their education to their interests.

Degree Options

Graduate Certificate

  • Optics for Engineering

Program Details

Graduate Certificate Program

Bachelor’s Degree: Required
GRE: Not Required
Letters of Recommendation: Not Required
Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
Statement of Purpose: Not Required – Suggested for below 3.0 GPA
Transcript(s): Required. Must be submited 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.

View the Mines Academic Catalog for more program-specific information.

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*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.

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