Online Nuclear Power Generation Graduate Certificate

The Nuclear Power Generation (NPG) graduate certificate is a multidisciplinary professional option within ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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Details

Courses from multiple academic units constitute both the core and elective classes available in this engineering certificate program. All of the core classes and many of the Nuclear Power Generation elective courses will be offered online through the Engineering Office of Global Outreach and Extended Education (GOEE). The graduate-level certificate program requires 18 hours of coursework with a minimum of two-thirds at the 500-level or higher.

As a student, you will typically begin with the study of nuclear science and engineering fundamentals. Subsequent courses focus on reactor theory, power plant dynamics, structural materials, and operational safety. Elective courses allow you to tailor the remaining studies toward facilitating your career goals and focusing on studies tied to your discipline.

Featured courses


Core

Nuclear Reactor Theory and Design


Core

Nuclear Reactor System Dynamics and Diagnostics


Core

Interdisciplinary Nuclear Power Operations


Elective

Nuclear Power Engineering


Elective

Electrical Power Plants


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Nuclear Power Generation Graduate Certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Nuclear power reactor operators

Nuclear engineers

Nuclear equipment technicians

Power plant operators

Emergency management directors

Prestigious faculty

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 40 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last four years.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 40 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last four years.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Application requirements

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