Pennsylvania State University

College of Engineering

Nuclear Engineering


509R Business Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.; M.Eng., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Nuclear Engineering graduate program provides students the opportunity to develop a broad, yet thorough understanding of the science and technology related to nuclear sciences and nuclear power. It is an interdisciplinary program that applies the knowledge of thermal-hydraulics, neutronics, advanced controls, materials science, and radiation science and engineering to the design and operation of nuclear power plants, and to the safe uses and management of radiation. Graduates have career opportunities in the nuclear power industry, national security, government agencies, national laboratories, universities, radiation application industries, and hospitals. The mission of the nuclear engineering program is to provide instruction, perform research, and provide services related to societyÆs use of nuclear power and radiation.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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