Tailings Engineering (Certificate)


This certificate will give students an introduction to tailings and mine waste concepts and practices with this four-course series that instills key core competencies and skills needed to practice as a tailings engineer. Students learn how, and why, to apply aspects of tailings engineering. This certificate program prepares engineers or other professionals in the geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering needed to practice the environmental stewardship of mine waste from planning through implementation to post closure.

Graduate Certificate in Tailings Engineering


  • This program is offered on-campus

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.