Mines Online


Mines Online



The Mines online experience is much the same as you would find in the classroom—engaging, cutting-edge courses focused on solving some of the world’s most pressing engineering challenges.

Our online programs are built, managed and supported by world-class Mines faculty and staff who create relevant and innovative courses, content and exams for the high-quality educational experience you’re looking for.

And while you may be learning online, you’re never alone. A dedicated team is always available to provide support, making sure you’re set up for success at home and more.

When you enroll in online courses at Mines, you become part of the Oredigger family. And at Mines, we climb together.


Innovative degrees,
certificates and 

salary potential

$85,542 average
starting salary for Mines
master’s graduates

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#20 Top School in
the West,
Forbes, 2019

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Online Programs

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Online Courses

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Mines Online: From Here, Anywhere

The Mines Difference

Top Faculty

Your courses will be led by industry-engaged, research-oriented faculty who are committed to teaching and their field.

Rigorous But Right-Fit Programs

Mines’ online programs are built for independent study but also group engagement. Delivery is flexible but also demanding. Those who complete a Mines program build real skills and earn a real Mines credential.


Mines programs are built and led by Mines faculty. Mines does not outsource its course development or teaching to outside entities.

Career and Alumni Services

Graduates of all Mines programs have access to alumni and career development services. A listing of these benefits are below.

A Respected Credential

A degree or credential from Colorado School of Mines is highly regarded. By completing a Mines Online offering, you have earned just such a credential.

What Students Say

Guess Oka

“Have a picture of where you see yourself in the future career-wise (it doesn’t have to be perfectly clear), choose a major accordingly and go all in while seizing every opportunity along the way.”

Mineral and Energy Economics ’18

Sky Kim

“I want to make a difference in the medical industry, and I’m grateful for all the opportunities that have been given to me at Mines.”

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering ’19

Dawson Lang

“Mines has an excellent reputation within Colorado, and the jobs that I can receive by getting a degree from the school was a big reason I decided to attend this school.”

Engineering Physics Student

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines is a world-renowned public research university focused on science and engineering, where students and faculty together address the great challenges society faces today—particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment. Students from 80 countries are enrolled in more than 40 graduate programs and 17 undergraduate majors on campus in Golden, Colorado, as well as online.


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Tutoring, Writing Center, Library, bookstore, software access and more

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Tech help, Disability Services, Career Services, Veteran Services, Blastercard, counseling and more

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Online student organizations, alumni connections, Dean of Students and more