The Tailings Center


The Tailings Engineering Graduate Certificate

Tailings and the proper management of them are essential. The Tailings Engineering Graduate Certificate is for those who wish to specialize in interdisciplinary fields that include understanding emerging technical and social issues in this discipline. The Certificates is open to students with mining or non-mining engineering undergraduate degrees who are interested in scholarship and research on topics including, but not limited to, geology, geotechnical engineering, water, soil mechanics, tailing valorization, mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, environmental engineering, and social governance.

The Tailings Engineering Graduate Certificate is currently available through two of our member universities, The Colorado School of Mines  and Colorado State University. Both certificate programs are currently only offered on-campus.

  • The University of Arizona is currently in the process of setting up a similar certificate.