Graduate Certificate in Geomechanics / Rock Mechanics
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Geomechanics/Rock Mechanics program is designed for students currently working in a mining or geological engineering industry and want to develop specialized skills in rock mass behavior and properties.  The curriculum provides in-depth insight into geological engineering and mining principles as students examine the core technical and scientific principles that guide safe, geotechnical design and evaluation, gaining the competencies needed to navigate the excavation process.  Students closely explore aspects of underground construction and stability analysis, learning to harvest raw materials while eliminating the hazards of subterranean ventures.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)