Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

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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.

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate

  • 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


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Investment You Can Count On


Best U.S.
Engineering Colleges
Money Magazine, 2020


 Of its kind
graduate certificate
in the U.S.


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

Program Professors

Erik Menke

Erik Menke

Teaching Associate Professor for the Chemistry Department and Director for CCUS


Ian Lange

Ian Lange

Associate Professor, Economics and Business


Nanette Boyle

Nanette Boyle

Associate Professor, Coors Developmental Chair, Chemical and Biological Engineering


Ali Tura

Ali Tura

Professor, Geophysics, Director, Reservoir Characterization Project


CCUS Insights

Value in Action

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