Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

The online MS in Nuclear Engineering degree program from the University of South Carolina-Columbia is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in Nuclear Engineering. In addition to a core of classes which introduce students to nuclear engineering, nuclear fuel cycles, radiation shielding, and reactor systems, students are able to tailor the program of study to meet their interests by choosing electives in areas such as:

  • Radiation Detection & Instrumentation
  • Nuclear Fuel Materials & Behavior 
  • Nuclear Chemical Engineering 
  • Thermal Hydraulic Design of Nuclear Reactors
  • Waste Management


Students must travel to campus at the end of the program to defend their thesis.

  • A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit
  • Two or more letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges