Resource Commodity Analytics
Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Resource Commodity Analytics
Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines


Many professionals want to acquire new skills for career growth but can’t find a program with the flexibility to complete the requirements while remaining employed. Luckily, Mines’ graduate certificate in Resource Commodity Analytics allows you the freedom and opportunity to elevate your professional life while maintaining the career you’ve worked hard to build.

This four-course program provides training in advanced quantitative and financial analysis applied to the energy and mineral industries, focusing on natural resource markets and regulation, data analysis and forecasting and financial valuation. With courses designed to be completed either in one intensive semester or over four semesters, you can tailor the program to fit your needs and still gain a high-quality, competitive education and become a leader in your field.

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Accelerated program
consists of 12 credits

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Requirements and Costs

Graduate Certificate

  • An undergraduate degree in a business, science, technology, engineering, math or social science discipline with some coursework or experience with quantitative analysis is usually required to be admitted to this program
  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • Resume/CV
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement tab 


  • 3 credit hours of required coursework
  • 9 credit hours from required or electives list


 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Room & Board$16,700$16,700
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
**Cost per credit hour$925$2,075

*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.

  • Commodity analyst
  • Commodity trading analyst
  • Energy trader
  • Energy market analyst
  • Metals and minerals trader
  • Global commodity analyst

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Graduate Certificate

  • Resource Commodity Analyst


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