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Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

Building a workforce to meet demand

We're closing the awareness gap and reframing the industry to impact the future.

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Congratulations MME Class of 2024!

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IF IT'S NOT GROWN, IT'S MINED

The sustainable development, extraction, and production of critical minerals and energy resources fuels the technologies of the future, from electric vehicles to green energy. Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering trains its graduates to help lead the world.

STUDENT SUCCESS IS OUR BRAND

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Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science program in mining and minerals engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, under the General Criteria and the Mining and Similarly Named Engineering Program Criteria. Learn more about the department's accreditation, mission, and educational objectives.