Mining Engineering Study Program Hasanuddin University was established in March 09, 2004, based on decree of Dirjen Pendidikan Tinggi, Departemen Pendidikan Nasional No. 1116/D/T/2004. Based on the decree, Mining Engineering Study Program administer education for bachelor degree.
The first head of study program was Dr. Sufriadin, ST, MT (2004 - 2008). The following head of study program each was Dr.Eng. Ir. Muhammad Ramli, MT (2008 - 2010), Purwanto, ST, MT (2010 - 2011), Dr.phil.nat. Sri Widodo, ST, MT (2011 - 2014), Dr. Sufriadin, ST, MT (2014 - 2018), Dr. Eng. Purwanto, ST., MT (2018-)