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2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Dec 08, 2023
2016-2017 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.

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.


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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