FEA Professional

Online at Colorado School of Mines

FEA Professional

Online at Colorado School of Mines

FEA Pro Certificate Program

The Mines FEA Professional online certificate teaches recent graduates or mid-career professionals advanced skills in finite element analysis and can help you pursue career opportunities in design, product development or applied research. Leveraging industry-leading software (Abaqus), the program empowers students with the skills and experience to drive innovation in their chosen field.

Certificate Requirements

FEA Pro Graduate Certificate

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a physical science
  • GRE scores are NOT required
  • 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

FEA Pro Graduate Certificate

FEA Professional requires a set of three core courses and one elective chosen from selected relevant online courses. Elective options will continue to expand as the program matures.

The student must complete the following three core courses:

  • FEGN525 Advanced FEA Theory & Practice (3.0 credit hours)
  • FEGN526 Static and Dynamic Applications in FEA (3.0 credit hours)
  • FEGN527 Nonlinear Applications in FEA (3.0 credit hours)

The student must complete one of the following elective courses:

  • FEGN528 FEA for Advanced Design Applications (3.0 credit hours)
  • AMFG521 Design for Additive Manufacturing (3.0 credit hours)

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

$114,758

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FEA Pro Faculty

Anthony Petrella

Anthony Petrella

Rank - Associate Professor

Department - Mechanical Engineering

Phone - 303-384-2274

Email - apetrell@mines.edu

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