Dec 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Explosives and Blasting Certificate


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The graduate certificate in Explosives and Blasting offers a formal education in the use of explosives for commercial applications such as mining and civil engineering. Those disciplines require the use of explosives to fracture and remove the rock, to extract valuable minerals or to emplace infrastructure. The curriculum is designed for mining and civil engineers or other engineering or related professionals that need to increase their knowledge in explosives and blasting. Significant areas include a review of basic concepts of explosives and blasting, advanced blast design, instrumentation for blasting, and the environmental aspects of blasting. The Explosives and Blasting Graduate Certificate is authorized to be delivered via online or hybrid format to students who are physically located in SARA member states and territories. Students who are residents of Kentucky have a waiver of 12 months towards the state blasting license.

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