Degree programs

The Department of Mining & Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno offers a Bachelor's and Masters of Science degree in Mining Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering as well as a Ph.D. in Mineral Resource Engineering.

Mining & Metallurgical Engineering Graduate Program Handbook

Metallurgical Engineering

The technology involves converting natural mineral resources into useful products for society

Mineral Resource Engineering

The Ph.D. in Mineral Resource Engineering is an interdisciplinary degree that combines studies from the Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering and Department of Geological Sciences, with applications in mine ventilation, mine environmental, reclamation, remediation and restoration studies, mine automation and robotics, rock mechanics, drilling and blasting, materials handling, ore reserve characterization, geostatics and mineral economics, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality in Mining

Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering trains students to perform the various functions typically exercised by mining engineers: plan, design, operate, and close mines.