Smart Manufacturing
Online at Colorado School of Mines

Smart Manufacturing
Online at Colorado School of Mines

IMPORTANT GRE INFORMATION

Given the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, GRE scores are optional for most non-thesis and certificate program applicants for the fall 2021 term. This includes applicants for the online Smart Manufacturing certificate program.

Program Overview

Space exploration, national security, biomedicine and energy are just a few of the industries that rely on agile, cutting-edge smart manufacturing techniques to improve both affordability and performance.

The Smart Manufacturing certificate program is designed to be earned entirely online. Each online class lasts eight weeks and requires approximately 15 hours per week. Designed for working professionals or full-time students, this innovative professional certificate can be earned in just one academic year.

salary growth

4% projected job
growth 2018-2028

graduation value

$90,000 average
salary

salary

Mines rates #2
Return on Investment,
Money Magazine, 2018

Requirements and Costs

Graduate Certificate

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred
  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • Resume/CV

Smart Manufacturing Graduate Certificate (12 credit hours)

  • AMFG422 or AMFG522 Lean Manufacturing (3.0 credit hours)
  • CEEN401 or CEEN501 Life Cycle Assessment (3.0 credit hours)
  • ORWE5XX Optimal Planning of Manufacturing Operations (3.0 credit hours)
  • EBGN576 Managing and Marketing New Product Developments (3.0 credit hours)

Only 3 of the 12 required credit hours can include coursework at the 400 level or lower to achieve the graduate certificate.

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.

More information about tuition and fees.

Career Outcomes

  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Operations engineer
  • Quality engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Design engineer

Online Student Resources

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Academic Support

Tutoring, Writing Center, Library, bookstore, software access and more

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Student Services

Tech help, Disability Services, Career Services, Veteran Services, Blastercard, counseling and more

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Support & Connections

Online student organizations, alumni connections, Dean of Students and more

Degree Options

Graduate Certificate

  • Smart Manufacturing

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