Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering program is designed to meet companies’ needs for expert and qualified nuclear engineers as energy consumption increases around the world.  Topics include radiological safety, radioactive waste control, design principles of reactor systems, reactor engineering, nuclear fuel management, heat transfer, and other current subjects.  Students will learn various aspects of being effective nuclear engineers, including reducing oil dependency, increasing relying on nuclear power plants, and the impacts of fossil fuels.  Graduates can work for development laboratories, electrical utility companies, colleges and universities, nuclear power plants, engineering design firms, factories that make nuclear equipment, and private and governmental research, energy, and defense agencies.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent