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Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

Department to host annual SME Alumni Reception

Alumni, students, and friends: join us when we gather at the 2024 SME Conference and Exhibit in Phoenix, AZ!

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

DEPARTMENT VIDEOS

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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.