Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Online at Colorado School of Mines

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

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

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

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

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES 2021-22
1.0$1,114
2.0$2,141
3.0$3,168
4.0$4,195
5.0$5,222
6.0$6,249
7.0$7,276
8.0$8,303
9.0$9,330
10.0$10,357
11.0$11,384
12.0$12,411
13.0$13,438
14.0$14,465
15.0$15,492
  • 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 ($999 per credit hour)

More information about tuition and fees.

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Investment You Can Count On

#4

Best U.S.
Engineering Colleges
Money Magazine, 2020

1st

 Of its kind
graduate certificate
in the U.S.

#1

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

Program Professors

Manika Prasad

Manika Prasad

Professor, Geophysics Department

303-273-3457

Ian Lange

Ian Lange

Associate Professor, Economics and Business

303-384-2430

Anuj Chauhan

Anuj Chauhan

Department Head and Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering

303-273-3539

Ali Tura

Ali Tura

Professor, Geophysics, Director, Reservoir Characterization Project

303-273-3454

CCUS Insights

Value in Action

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