Earth Resource Management

Enrollment open for FALL 2020

contact Mike Nelson or Ray Hoobler for details.

The Department of Mining Engineering will offer the Master of Science and Technology (M.S.T.) degree as part of the Professional Master of Science and Technology program.


Please complete the form or contact us by email to receive information on this program and when to apply.

Core courses (15 credits)

  • MG EN 6370 Data Management in Engineering and Heavy Industry (2)
  • MG EN 6080 Mine Permitting and Reclamation (3)
  • MG EN 6015 Mine Visits (1)
  • MG EN 6350 Safety and Health Management (3)
  • MG EN 6340 Resource Economics and Valuation (3)
  • MG EN 6010 Mining Methods and Practices (3)

Electives (up to 6 credits)

  • LAW 7240 Environmental Law & Policy (3-4)
  • LAW 7200 Natural Resources (3)
  • LAW 7220 Oil and Gas (2-3)
  • LAW 7230 Water Law (2-3)
  • LAW 7796 Mining Law (2)
  • EHUM 6101 Foundations of Environmental Humanities (3)
  • EHUM 6103 Ecology of Residency (3)

Advanced Quantitative Skills (6 credits)

MST 6600 Applied Statistical Techniques
One 3-credit elective

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Transferable Skills (12 Credits)

MST 6010 Effective Communication (1)
MST 6012 Accounting and Finance (1)
MST 6020 Leadership and Management (1)
MST 6021 Strategic Planning and Marketing (1)
MST 6022 Production and Operations Management (1)
MST 6023 Entrepreneurship and New Product Development (1)
MST 6500 Scientific Reasoning (3)

Electives: 3 credits of graduate coursework from the David Eccles School of Business or an approved elective (contact program director for a list of transferable skills electives)

(Notes: Course availability is subject to change. Substitute classes may be taken upon approval. Courses may have pre-requisites which are published in the University Course Catalog; students are responsible for confirming they meet course requirements and pre-requisites.)