Signature Programs

The real world doesn’t stop at the classroom doors. Neither should your education.

Our signature programs offer rich dimension to a rigorous education – for those up to the challenge. Benefiting from the intimacy of a small university and the opportunities of a national research institution, you’ll not only be a better student, you’ll build a better world.

CAMP
Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production

The exceptional Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production, at the School of Mines, is a competitive, nationally-recognized program that brings together students, faculty, and industry leaders to partner on real-world projects. 
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Harvard Business Core

In collaboration with Harvard Business School, the HBX Credential of Readiness is a multi-week online program focused on the fundamentals of business for non-business majors. Gain the fluency, skills, and confidence to excel in the world of business – as a scientist or engineer.
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Honors Program

The SD Mines Honors Program is different than the traditional honors programs offered at most universities.  It's designed to challenge and develop exceptional students beyond academics: developing leadership by solving problems that benefit others. It emphasizes leadership, teamwork, community involvement, problem solving, and puts science and engineering in the real world context where it does what it was always meant to do: improve our world. 
Learn more about Honors at SD Mines. 

Mines Advantage

Mines Advantage is created in partnership with industry leaders. Mines Advantage develops the soft skills critical to success in the professional world.  
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Pre-Health Pathways

Healthcare careers number among the most in-demand jobs in the nation.  Pre-health students at SD Mines can choose the major that matches their interests and fulfill the curriculum requirements for any health professional school. The pre-health program is designed to provide resources and support every step of the way. Advisors offer expert guidance on curriculum, help prepare a competitive medical school application, and assist in arranging opportunities for professional development, clinical experiences, and internships to support your career goals.
Learn more about Pre-Health Pathways.