What is Mining Engineering at WVU like?
The principal objective of the program is the education and training of graduates so that they are capable of attaining the highest levels in the mining engineering profession.
The doctoral program is primarily a research degree, and therefore the research work for a doctoral dissertation should show a high order of originality on the part of the student and must offer an original contribution to the field of engineering science.
The areas of specialization can be in Rock Mechanics and Ground Control, Surface Mining, Mineral Processing, Mine Ventilation and Environment, Mine Health and Safety.
Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: April 1
Spring: October 1
Summer: May 1
At a Glance
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
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