Humanitarian Engineering and Science

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Humanitarian Engineering and Science

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Humanitarian Engineering and Science Graduate Certificate Program

The Mines Humanitarian Engineering and Science online graduate certificate is designed to educate technical professionals in promoting sustainable community development. It stands out by drawing on a unique mixture of faculty expertise in engineering, applied sciences and social sciences. HES students learn how to conduct research and projects within and alongside the communities they seek to serve. Project experiences prepare graduates for careers in international development, corporate responsibility or further study.

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Science and Engineering

  • Grade B or above in social science and humanities undergraduate courses
  • Interdisciplinary study or research a plus
  • Community-based projects a plus
  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • 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

Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Engineering and Science

9 credit hours/3 courses:

  • EDNS 479 Community-Based Research
  • EDNS 577 Advanced Engineering for Sustainable Community Development
  • EDNS 590 Risks in Humanitarian Engineering and Science

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

26

Faculty Members Across Mines and Partner Institutions

13-25%

Boost in Annual Salary with Graduate Certificate, Forbes

#1

career return on investment,
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U.S. Department of Education

Humanitarian Engineering Faculty

Linda Ann Battalora

Linda Ann Battalora

Rank - Teaching Professor

Email - lbattalo@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3903

Robin Bullock

Robin Bullock

Rank - Teaching Associate Professor

Email - rbullock@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3074

Stephanie Claussen

Stephanie Claussen

Rank - Research Professor

Email - sclausse@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3650

Kathryn Johnson

Kathryn Johnson

Rank - Professor

Email - kjohnson@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3914

Richard Krahenbuhl

Richard Krahenbuhl

Rank - Research Assistant Professor

Email - rkrahenb@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2329

Jon A. Leydens

Jon A. Leydens

Rank - Professor

Email - jleydens@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3180

Juan C. Lucena

Juan C. Lucena

Rank - Professor

Email - jlucena@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3564

CJ McClelland

CJ McClelland

Rank - Teaching Professor

Email - cmcclell@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3367

Value in Action

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