The Geotechnics Graduate Certificate program is designed to provide formalized engineering education to practitioners in geology, geological engineering, mining engineering and geotechnical engineering.
The following courses (or equivalents) will be required for admittance to the program:
The following courses (or equivalents) are required courses:
By consent of the program coordinator, deficiency and other courses can be substituted, provided that they are 3000- or 4000-level courses. In addition students will be able to take 1000-level deficiency courses (prerequisites) online where available, but these will not count toward the certificate.
Students must have an average cumulative grade of 3.0 (B-grade) or better in the four certificate courses, and complete the requirements in 3 years or less to obtain their certificate.
Students successfully completing their certification program with a grade of B or better in all Certificate classes will be eligible to be admitted to the Masters of Engineering (M.E.) Program in Geotechnics, and the certificate courses will be counted towards the M.E. degree. In this case no GRE score will be required for admission to the M.E. program.
By consent of the program coordinator, for the certificate program, the following substitutions can be made:
Other substitutions may also be approved.
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