Graduate Certificate in Mine Production & Information Technology
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Mine Production & Information Technology program prepares students for work in this field with a very specific type of expertise, including scientific knowledge and the unique technological tools engineers utilize, and a complete grasp of operational and computing tools that impact daily functions of an excavation to help make production processes cost-efficient.  The curriculum involves advanced coursework that explores the operational systems used to drive efficient mining facilities around the world and develops the ability to find or build the right tool for the challenge and use it effectively.  Students closely examine technologies used to monitor mining environments, manage information, and recognize patterns in statistical data.  Graduates have insight into the systems engineering process and are prepared to create new platforms and structures that suit any situation so they can design and maintain large-scale earth-moving systems and analyze operational processes for financial concerns.


  • Accredited engineering bachelor’s degree or related discipline
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission