Colorado School of Mines (Mines) - Mining and Mineral Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of mineral extraction, processing and refining systems, including open pit and shaft mines, prospecting and site analysis equipment and instruments, environmental and safety systems, mine equipment and facilities, mineral processing and refining methods and systems, and logistics and communications systems. Get more details and student breakdown below, including other Colorado schools that offer a mining and mineral engineering degree. Students at Colorado School of Mines who have completed this program in 2010-2011 have received the following degrees:
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Breakdown of Students That Completed the Mining and Mineral Engineering Program
The table below lists the number of students that have completed the mining and mineral engineering program at the Colorado School of Mines for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Career Options For Graduates
Students who have completed this program, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below. The information covers overall job description, estimated salary and wages, along with job projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Read more about working environment, educational requirements, and potential salary of architectural and engineering managers in our career profile section.
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Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs. Read more about working environment, educational requirements, and potential salary of mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers in our career profile section.
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Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. Read more about working environment, educational requirements, and potential salary of engineering teachers, postsecondary in our career profile section.
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