Mining Applications and Technologies

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 31 or 37 credits

This program prepares students for employment in the mining technology industry and provides career development and personal enrichment for experienced miners and workers within the mineral industry. Possible career paths for certificate graduates include entry-level positions with exploration, mining, environmental and consulting companies.

Holders of this certificate will be trained to meet the anticipated demand for workers in open pit mining, surface coal mining, underground metal mining, sand and gravel, and placer mining. Two options are available: surface and underground mining techniques is intended for the miner, and mineral processing operations is intended for mineral process operators. After completing AMIT F109 and/or AMIT F129, students will receive the Mine Safety Health Association certificate. Contact the process technology department at 907-455-2868 for information on the MSHA certificate.

Certificate Program