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Graduate Certificate: Nuclear Engineering Popular Course Topics

Popular Course Topics

We encourage all accepted students who come to us from a background other than nuclear engineering to complete the Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering course early on in your studies. The Nuclear Certificate Program Curriculum includes specialized courses in the following areas:

  • Linear System Theory 
  • Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering                                                      
  • Nuclear Core Dynamics                                                
  • Nuclear Plant Dynamics & Control                                             
  • Integration of Nuclear Plans with the Reactor Core                                                 
  • Nuclear Operations and Safety                                           
  • Nuclear Quality Assurance Management                                                 
  • Nuclear Materials                                                          
  • Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry                                                     
  • Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Nuclear Power Plants                                           
  • Boiling Water Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics and Safety                                           
  • Computational Radiation Transport                                           
  • Mathematical Modeling of Nuclear Plants                                                
  • Management Principles in Nuclear Power
  • Case Studies in Nuclear Codes & Standards                                             
  • Environmental Issues & Solutions for Nuclear Power                                              


For a more detailed curriculum overview, click here to download our program description flyer.

Available online courses and course descriptions can be found via our course catalog.