Online Programs

South Dakota Mines Online

Three Outstanding Online Engineering Masters Programs

Designed for those who already have a BS degree in science or engineering (or experience in a related field), our three online engineering masters programs offer the specific education you need to advance your career.

You can earn a top-rated engineering master's degree no matter where you are.

Application and Admission

  1. Visit the overview page for the program you are interested in ( Construction Engineering and Management, Engineering Management, or Mining Engineering) and review admissions requirements for that program to be sure you are eligible.  If you have questions about this, contact the program coordinator or the Office of Graduate Education.
  2. Apply and view information on the graduate application process, including recommended application dates, at our Graduate Admissions Application Instructions webpage.

Financial Assistance

U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. attending online programs are eligible to apply for the same federal financial aid benefits as on-campus students. Find out more from our Financial Aid office about financial aid and scholarships.

PLEASE NOTE: Graduate assistantships are not available for distance students.


Once You're Accepted

Refer to our Current Student Resources section for information and assistance.

Quality and Flexibility

You receive instruction from the same accredited engineering faculty as our full-time residential students.  You can complete the entire program online, or you can take some courses in person on our campus in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Watch the class as it's happening or any time it's convenient for you.

Return on Investment

South Dakota Mines online engineering programs are consistently ranked in the top tier nationally, including #1 in the nation by, #7 in the nation in the Value Colleges ranking,  #10 at OnlineU for most affordable engineering management degrees and #3 in the nation for most affordable online graduate schools by

If you have questions about our programs or our admissions process, contact Graduate Education Office for assistance.

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Contact Us

Graduate Education Office
South Dakota Mines
Attention: Graduate Education 
501 East St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995

(605) 355-3468
Graduate Education

How to Apply

Contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested in, and then apply online.

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