Develop sophisticated skills in the integration of explosives technology into complex systems for a wide range of applications. You'll study theoretical and practical approaches of explosive engineering, learn analysis and design of explosives-related systems, and discover natural and built structure effects.
Thesis and non-thesis options available. Both options require 30 credit hours of coursework to complete. The MS degree with thesis requires the completion of 24 hours of graduate coursework and six hours of research (Exp Eng 6099) and the successful completion and defense of a research thesis. For the MS degree non-thesis option, the six hours of research are replaced by two additional explosive courses (an industry project or graduate co-operative experince can count as one of these two additional courses). Nine hours of 6000-level lecture classes are required.
A core of four courses is required of all students and a module of allied courses in departments outside of explosives engineering is encouraged.
Four of the following courses are required of all MS students in Explosives Engineering:
There is no formal residency requirement. However, students enrolled in courses with a laboratory component may be required to complete a three-day to one-week laboratory session at Missouri S&T, at a time agreed to with the course instructor.
All participants in explosives courses must submit to a security background check.
Please contact the academic department for details on the distance doctorate program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 573-341-4753.
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