Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Graduate Certificate: Nuclear Engineering Program-At-A-Glance
  • Department and Director
    • Offered 100% On-Campus and Online
  • Credits and Program Duration
    • Average Time to Complete Certificate Program: 20 months
    • Credit Hours Required: 15 credits or five courses
      • NOTE: Performance dependent, students who intend to apply for the Master of Science Program in Nuclear Engineering can expect all 15 credits to transfer to the MS program if accepted. Admission to one of our online certificates does not guarantee you admission into Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering Graduate School to pursue an advanced degree.
  • Who Should Apply?
    • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited university program
                         OR
      BS in other technical disciplines
      NOTE: Professional experience will be considered.
    • Accepts Part-Time and Full-Time Students
  • Application Requirements
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • GRE score required for certificates
    • Official transcripts to apply
  • Application Deadlines
    • Domestic students have up to 60 days before the start of the term to apply for admission to the Graduate School of Engineering. International students must meet the following application deadlines:
      • March 01 - Fall Semester
      • July 01 - Spring Semester
      • February 01 - Summer Semester
  • Online Features
    • Identical content to our on-campus curriculum
    • Taught by the same expert faculty as our on-campus classes
    • Convenience to attend lectures online after work hours or view a recorded lecture
  • Costs
    • If you are considering completing your program fully online, please contact Stephanie Opalinski at stephanie.opalinski@pitt.edu for further information on tuition costs on exclusive tuition for online students. Click here to learn more about Pitt's program tuition rates.
    • Group tuition rates are available to qualifying organizations. Click here to learn more about Pitt's Corporate Partnerships.