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2018-2019 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Dec 07, 2023
2018-2019 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nuclear Engineering Certificate

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Students must satisfactorily complete five of the following nine courses in order to earn either the graduate or post- baccalaureate certificate in nuclear engineering:

Additional Information

The program will be sufficiently flexible to accommodate students from a wide spectrum of engineering disciplines.

Additional information can be found here:

Who may apply

  • Practicing engineers currently in or aspiring to a leadership role in the nuclear industry,
  • Engineering professionals who desire graduate level education in nuclear engineering with a focus on safe nuclear plant operations,
  • New graduates with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, and
  • Professionals who manage multidisciplinary teams for project design or management in the nuclear industry

How to apply

At the University of Pittsburgh, any student pursuing a Master’s degree in the Swanson School of Engineering may pursue the graduate certificate in nuclear engineering as a focus track. It is also possible for individuals who wish to achieve the certificate only to apply to the program.

Interested students can apply here:


Inquires regarding the graduate certificate in nuclear engineering can be directed to:

Daniel G. Cole, PhD, P.E.: Director of Steven R. Tritch Program in Nuclear Engineering
636 Benedum Hall

Inquires regarding registration can be directed to:

Carolyn Chuha: Mechanical Engineering Graduate Administrator
636 Benedum Hall

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