Focus Areas

Economic Geology

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Lowell Program in Economic Geology

Exploration, Development, Mining, and Environmental emphasis areas.

What we offer:

Graduate programs:

Short term courses for students and professionals:


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Environmental Science

Interaction with both the mining and consulting industry. Opportunities for field research at operating mines

What we offer:

Undergraduate program:

Graduate programs:

In association with the Center for Environmentally Sustainable Mining


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Global Mining Law Program

Training lawyers and non-lawyers from around the globe, engages in research on issues related to all aspects of global mining law and policy.

What we offer:

Graduate programs:

New courses Fall 2021

Mining Law Summit

  • Executive education, annual conferences, and workshops