Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Certificate Program
As the interest in carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) continues to grow around the world, so does the need for qualified professionals with unique faculty to take on the challenge. Mines’ CCUS graduate certificate program fills that need. By bringing together our world-renowned knowledge in the earth sciences, engineering and economics and business fields, the CCUS program enables students to explore the unique challenges around carbon sequestration, climate change and the energy transition while acquiring the skills needed to advance their career.
CCUS Graduate Certificate
- A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
- Basic algebra, chemistry and physics knowledge
- Statement of goals/purpose: share your professional, academic and personal goals and why you believe Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement
CCUS Graduate Certificate
The certificate program requires three, 3-credit hour graduate courses identified below, with the option to choose either SYGN 598B (geologic) or 598C (non-geologic).
- SYGN598A: ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS SOCIETAL IMPACTS 3.0
- SYGN598B: GEOLOGICAL CCUS: ASSESSMENT, CONFIRMATION & OPERATION 3.0
- SYGN598C: NON-GEOLOGIC CCUS: CAPTURE & UTILIZATION 3.0
- EBGN598D: POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION 3.0
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- Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition ($999 per credit hour)
Investment You Can Count On
Professor, Geophysics Department
Associate Professor, Economics and Business
Department Head and Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Professor, Geophysics, Director, Reservoir Characterization Project
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- What do you need to know to work in carbon capture, utilization and storage?
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