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, download our program description flyer.

Available online courses and course descriptions can be found via the University's course catalog.