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This application is your first step toward earning the Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) credential

Please complete each section of the application. All requested documentation and payment must be received in the SME office by the posted application deadline. Approval to sit for the exam will be communicated within two weeks of receipt.

Please initial each page and mail or email a PDF of your completed application to:

SME CMSP Program
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112-4167


There is no membership requirement to apply for the CMSP certification, and SME members and nonmembers will be evaluated equally on the application. The CMSP certification does not discriminate on any basis including race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Additional information on program requirements, policies and procedures is available in the CMSP Handbook at www.smecmsp.org. Requests for testing accommodations pursuant to the ADA should be made by the time of registration. For further assistance, contact SME staff at CMSP@smenet.org.

It’s really about the miners. These folks are out giving their best every day to provide us what we need to function. Without minerals, it just doesn’t happen.”

Eric Lutz

Associate Director, University of Arizona School of Mining and Mineral Resources

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12999 E. Adam Aircraft Cir. Englewood, CO 80112

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) brings together the mining and mineral industry’s brightest and most dedicated professionals. Over 14,000 global members advance their careers with world-class technical resources, educational programs, networking opportunities, and professional development tools from SME. Our members are focused on sharing best practices on safety, environmental stewardship, and moving mining forward. SME. Inspiring mining professionals worldwide.

SME acquired the CMSP certification as a part of our ongoing commitment to supporting mine safety and health professionals around the world. SME's Health and Safety Division provides global resources for mine safety and health information, professional development, networking and advocacy.

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