Additive Manufacturing

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Additive Manufacturing

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Additive Manufacturing

Space exploration, national security, biomedicine and energy are just a few of the industries that rely on agile, cutting-edge additive manufacturing techniques to improve both affordability and performance.

The Additive Manufacturing certificate program, with a focus on 3D printing, is designed to be earned entirely online. Each online class lasts eight weeks and requires approximately 15 hours per week. Designed for working professionals or full-time students, this innovative professional certificate can be earned in just one academic year.

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Additive Manufacturing

  • 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
  • Basic algebra, chemistry and physics knowledge

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES Fall and Spring 2022-23
1.0$1,151
2.0$2,211
3.0$3,271
4.0$4,331
5.0$5,391
6.0$6,451
7.0$7,511
8.0$8,571
9.0$9,631
10.0$10,691
11.0$11,751
12.0$12,811
13.0$13,871
14.0$14,931
15.0$15,991
Cost per credit hour:$1,060
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
  • Serious about a Mines program? Let Financial Aid help you consider payment options, identify employer contributions and more. We’re here to help.

Fees

  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition.

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Investment You Can Count On

$142,000

Average Salary for Senior Managers in R&D and Engineering, AD Global 2021 Salary Survey

$100B-$250B

Projected Economic Impact of Additive Manufacturing by 2025, McKinsey

#1

Career Return on Investment,
Research Universities,
U.S. Department of Education

Advanced Manufacturing Faculty

Jeff Squier

Jeff Squier

Rank - Professor

Email - jsquier@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2385

Eric Toberer

Eric Toberer

Rank - Associate Professor

Email - etoberer@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3171

Michael Wakin

Michael Wakin

Rank - Professor

Email - mwakin@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3607

Hua Wang

Hua Wang

Rank - Associate Professor

Email - huawang@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2326

Zhenzhen Yu

Zhenzhen Yu

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - zyu@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3798

Xiaoli Zhang

Xiaoli Zhang

Rank - Associate Professor

Email - xlzhang@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2343

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Value in Action

The annual salary survey
consistently demonstrates
the value  of a Mines degree.