Space Resources

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Space Resources

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Space Resources Graduate Programs

Want to learn how to identify, extract, and utilize resources beyond our planet? Mines has a degree for that. With the world’s first Space Resources graduate program, Mines prepares scientists, engineers, economists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to set the stage for a new era in space exploration and economic development.

Graduates in this program take advantage of Mines’ world-renowned expertise in terrestrial resources and energy systems and learn how this knowledge can be applied outside Earth. With guidance from a multidisciplinary group of experts in academia, space agencies and private companies, students will become leaders in this emerging and exciting field.

Program Requirements

Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Not Required
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • 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.

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • 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.

Doctorate

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Required – Not Required for Mines applicants
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • 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.

The Space Resources graduate admissions committee may consider exceptional candidates who do not meet all the above requirements. Please visit the Space Resources Graduate Programs page for additional details on application requirements.

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

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES Fall and Spring 2022-23
1.0$1,151
2.0$2,211
3.0$3,271
4.0$4,331
5.0$5,391
6.0$6,451
7.0$7,511
8.0$8,571
9.0$9,631
10.0$10,691
11.0$11,751
12.0$12,811
13.0$13,871
14.0$14,931
15.0$15,991
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
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Fees

  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition.

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Space Resources Graduate Program in the World

100% Online

All Program Courses Can Be Taken Remotely

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Space Resources Faculty

Angel Abbud-Madrid

Angel Abbud-Madrid

Rank - Professor of Practice

Email - aabbudma@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2300

Morgan Bazilian

Morgan Bazilian

Rank - Professor of Public Policy and Director, Payne Institute

Email - mbazilian@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2156

Ebru Bozdag

Ebru Bozdag

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - bozdag@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3578

Kevin Cannon

Kevin Cannon

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - cannon@mines.edu

Christopher Dreyer

Christopher Dreyer

Rank - Professor of Practice

Email - cdreyer@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3890

H. Sebnem Duzgun

H. Sebnem Duzgun

Rank - Professor and Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair

Email - duzgun@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2357

Atef Elsherbeni

Atef Elsherbeni

Rank - Professor

Email - aelsherb@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3667

Alfred William (Bill) Eustes III

Alfred William (Bill) Eustes III

Rank - Research Faculty

Email - aeustes@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3745

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