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

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

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.

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  • 60 engineering student organizations and student professional societies give students leadership opportunities and hands-on experience
  • Fulton Schools' 22,000+ students represent 135 countries, all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ira A. Fulton offers a wide range of degree options. Students are engineers from day one–they don’t have to wait until they are juniors to be engineers.

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08/22/2019
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According to U.S. News & World Report, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering undergraduate degree programs are ranked in the top 25% percent of programs. Of the 320+ faculty members, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel Laureate
  • National Academy of Engineering members
  • National Academy of Sciences members
  • National Academy of Inventors members
  • National Academy of Construction members
  • More than 55 young investigator awards received in the last 10 years.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

15

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:

Requirements

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

Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in an engineering or science discipline, such as physics, chemistry and mathematics, are eligible to apply to the program.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Statement of career and educational goals
  4. Proof of English proficiency
 

Additional Application Information

An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.

Transcripts should be submitted for all undergraduate and graduate coursework taken.

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