Academic Catalog

Nuclear Engineering Certificate

This certificate program provides practicing professionals an opportunity to expand their knowledge base in nuclear engineering. It is designed for people who cannot make the full-time commitment to the graduate degree program but would like to receive recognition of their continued effort in the area of study or would like to accumulate credit hours toward their ultimate graduate degree goal.


This certificate is designed for students with a B.S. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

Required Courses

  • 4300:500 Introduction to Nuclear Power Generation and Simulation (3 credits)
  • 4300:501 Nuclear Reactor Engineering and Balance of Plant Systems (3 credits)
  • 4300:502 Nuclear Process and Radioactive Waste Management, Safeguards (3 credits)
  • 4300:503 Nuclear Thermodynamics, Simulation, and Advanced Reactor (3 credits)


Students must complete at least six additional credit hours from any of the engineering disciplines.