Quantum Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Quantum Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

With seemingly endless applications and opportunities, quantum technology will provide a new wave of solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
 
Grounded in fundamental physics and a diverse engineering skillset, the interdisciplinary Quantum Engineering graduate program at Mines sets graduates up for success in areas such as physics, materials science, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics and more. Students in the program will graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to become leaders in this emerging and stimulating field and approach challenges with new and unique perspectives.

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Open Quantum
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$93,465 average
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11 quantum-related
research facilities

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. Letters of recommendation are not required for current Mines students. 
  • 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

  • Quantum engineer
  • Quantum physicist
  • Atomic physicist
  • Quantum research scientist
  • Quantum hardware engineer
  • Quantum software engineer
  • Quantum control engineer

Degree Options

Graduate Certificate

  • Quantum Engineering Software Track
  • Quantum Engineering Hardware Track

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Quantum Engineering Software Track
  • Quantum Engineering Hardware Track

Master’s Thesis

  • Quantum Engineering Software Track
  • Quantum Engineering Hardware Track