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NC State's Nuclear Engineering programs are recognized and respected nationally and internationally, thanks in part to graduates like our distinguished alums. Nuclear engineering faculty are all active in research, bringing their discoveries to the classroom and their students first. Our graduate program for Nuclear Engineering at NC State University is ranked in the top ten by US News & World Report.
Our degrees and programs
|Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering|
|Mission||The mission statement for the Nuclear Engineering Department, which embraces the missions of both the college and university, states that the Department of Nuclear Engineering has four primary missions, these being:
In collaboration with representatives of the significant constituency groups, the faculty of the department developed the following educational
objectives for the program in Nuclear Engineering. Within a few years after graduation, alumni of this program will attain:
The outcomes for the nuclear engineering program correspond to those prescribed by ABET in “Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs” and are listed below. Each outcome is further defined with respect to expected accomplishments of graduates of the nuclear engineering program (see bullet items). The program Outcomes are documented in the ABET assessment plan of the Department of Nuclear Engineering. Graduates of the nuclear engineering program at North Carolina State University have:
|Sample Careers||Nuclear engineers develop designs for nuclear power plants, apply radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, build alternative energy systems, and develop power systems to fuel satellites and deep space probes.|
|CODA Change of Degree Audit to declare major||Students who complete first-year engineering requirements can apply to CODA into the BS degree program in nuclear engineering.|
|Total Credits Credit hours required to graduate||123||Students Enrolled||See NE enrollment data provided by Office of Institutional Research and Analysis|
|Minor||Our department offers a minor in nuclear engineering, typically to students in science, math or engineering majors. The nuclear industry hires graduates who may not have an undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering but have sufficient knowledge in nuclear enginering basics.|
|Accelerated Tracks||Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's (ABM) Program for BS-MS and BS-MNE. The ABM program is open to nuclear engineering majors with a 3.5 overall GPA average and a 3.25 average in science, math and engineering courses. It allows students to complete two degrees in a shorter time. Students are advised on what graduate-level courses to take in their undergraduate senior year; these courses will count for undergraduate and graduate-level graduation requirements. Once enrolled in NE 301, contact Lisa Marshall for paperwork completion.|
|Jobs and Salary||Nuclear Engineers Occupational Outlook and Salary - Bureau of Labor Statistics|
|How to Apply||NE Admissions|
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