Undergraduate programs

Providing industry-relevant training and producing career-ready graduates

If you like the great outdoors and want to be at the forefront of some of the greatest advancements in modern society, check out our majors! Graduate with a skill set that is in high demand and job offers with salaries around $100k per year.* The Mackay School’s Mining Engineering program is one of only 13 programs in the country. Established in 1886 by John Mackay, one of the developers of the Comstock Lode silver deposit in Virginia City, NV, the department is pertinent to the extensive mining history of Nevada.

*2021 median salary range information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Mining and Metallurgical Engineering B.S. degrees and minors

Interested in mining and metallurgical engineering programs?

Come talk to our faculty and current students, visit a lab, sit in on a class and learn what Mackay can offer you! Contact Yajaira Esparza, Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the Mackay School to learn more or to schedule a visit.