Colorado School Of Mines

Colorado School Of Mines

Geology and Geological Engineering


Office of Graduate Studies,1500 Illinois St.

Guggenheim Hall, Room 314

Golden, CO 80401

United States


1-800-446-9488 x3249

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Professional degree-Geological Engineering; Professional degree-Engineering Geology; Professional d, PhD-Geology; PhD-Geochemistry; PhD-Geological Engineering;, ME-Geological Engineer; MS-Geology; MS-Geological Engineering; MS-Geochemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

CSM offers unique educational programs that offer opportunities to combine science and engineering and provide fundamental principles and practical methods and techniques. Each student in the department develops a program of study that suits his/her educational objectives. Each discipline area is supported by a core of experienced faculty and basic geoscience courses such as petrology, structure, stratigraphy, tectonics, and remote sensing. Personnel and resources of the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver are readily available, and cooperative research programs are common. Many students hold part- or full-time jobs while in school and graduate with hands-on experience.


Colorado School of Mines is accredited through the doctoral degree by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of engineering and technology

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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