Nuclear Engineering, M.S.

Degree Requirements (30 Hours)

A Nuclear Engineering M.S. student must complete 24 hours of graded graduate courses and 6 hours of thesis credit leading to a thesis.

Course Title Credits
Required Core Courses
EMCH 552Introduction to Nuclear Engineering3
EMCH 553Nuclear Fuel Cycles3
EMCH 757Radiation Shielding3
or EMCH 557 Introduction to Radiation Shielding and Sources
EMCH 758Nuclear Reactor Systems3
or EMCH 558 Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Systems
Nuclear Engineering Electives9
Nuclear engineering electives are approved by a student’s advisor and include the following.
Instrumentation for Nuclear Engineering
Introduction to Nuclear Safeguards
Introduction to Nuclear Materials
Thermal Hydraulic Design of Nuclear Reactors
Advanced Nuclear Engineering
Safety Analysis for Energy Systems
Waste Management in the Nuclear Industry
Predictive Modeling: Combining Experiments with Computations
Nuclear Materials
Radiation Damage
Engineering Elective3
Engineering electives are approved by a student’s advisor and include the following:
Any Nuclear Engineering Elective (from above)
Any Engineering course at 500 level or higher
Other courses as approved by the student’s advisor and graduate director
Thesis Preparation
Total Credit Hours30