Upon acceptance, you will be assigned a faculty advisor to help guide your studies. With limited formal credit requirements, you and your advisor can tailor the program to meet your educational goals. For the professional Master's program, no thesis is required and there is only one required 3-credit course:
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING GRADUATE COURSES
Note Well: Courses designated as “NUCE/ME” will also be recognized for credit toward an MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering. These courses include NUCE/ME 2100, NUCE/ME 2102, and NUCE/ME 2115, described below. All NUCE courses are available as potential electives as allowed in Pitt departments.
- NUCE/ME 2100 Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering
- NUCE 2101 Nuclear Core Dynamics
- NUCE/ME 2102 Nuclear Plant Dynamics and Control
- NUCE 2103 Integration of Nuclear Plant Systems with the Reactor Core
- NUCE 2104 Nuclear Operations and Safety
- NUCE 2105 Integrated Nuclear Power Plant Operations
- NUCE 2110 Nuclear Materials
- NUCE 2112 Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry
- NUCE 2113 Radiation Detection and Measurement
- NUCE/ME 2115 Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Nuclear Plants
- NUCE 2116 Boiling Water Reactor Thermal Hydraulics and Safety
- NUCE 2120 Mathematical Modeling of Nuclear Power Plants
- NUCE 2122 Management Principles in Nuclear Power
- NUCE 2125 Case Studies in Nuclear Codes and Standards
- NUCE 2130 The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
- NUCE 2131 Metal Cooled Reactors
- NUCE 2132 Boiling Water Reactor Systems and Safety
For a more detailed curriculum overview, download our program description flyer.
Available online courses and course descriptions can be found via the University's course catalog.