Coal Mining Technology Program

A cooperative program between Southeastern Illinois College and Frontier Community College

Degree Program

The Coal Mining Technology Program is a two-year program providing the qualifications necessary for students to enter the workforce while earning an Associate in Applied Science degree. The curriculum emphasizes the development of practical field skills and includes general education courses in communications, mathematics, human relations, and science.

Students in Coal Mining Technology will have access to the latest training panels in hydraulics, electricity and programmable logic controllers, designed to parallel current systems in place at the mines. Students will also use up-to-date computerized equipment in CPR training.

Coal Mining Technology Degree (CMT D295)


In addition to the two-year associate degree, this certificate serves as a ladder to the degree: 

Coal Mining Technology Certificate (CMT C297) 

Two stand-alone certificates are also offered:

Coal Mining Maintenance I (CMM1 C505)

Mine Electrical Maintenance III (CMT C296)


For more information, please contact:

Carrie Thomas
(618) 252-5400, ext. 2360 or (618)-879-9464

Coal Mining Technology
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946-4925