Rock Mechanics (Certificate NDP)
If you’re currently working in a mining or geological engineering industry and are seeking to develop specialized skills in rock mass behavior and properties, the online Rock Mechanics (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona is an ideal solution.
|Full-time Duration:||6 months|
|Starting in:||August, January|
|Tuition Fee:||$10,063 per semester|
|Location:||Tucson, United States; Online|
The program provides in-depth insight into geological engineering and mining principles shaped and taught by experts in the industry and leading faculty.
As a student, you’ll examine the core technical and scientific principles that guide safe, geotechnical design and evaluation, gaining the competencies needed to navigate the excavation process. You’ll closely explore aspects of underground construction and stability analysis, learning to harvest raw materials while eliminating the hazards of subterranean ventures. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue an elective course in the area of study that interests you most, with topics ranging from mine ventilation and soil assessment to earth pressure theories.
The Rock Mechanics (Certificate NDP) at University of Arizona is shaped by industry leaders to offer a relevant, rigorous exploration of advanced concepts in geological engineering. The curriculum is presented through interactive learning materials and projects, which makes the program a convenient means of professional development for those working full-time.
- Rock Fracture Mechanics
- Underground Construction Geomechanics
- Rock Excavation
- Foundation Engineering
- Earth Structures in Geotechnical Engineering
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