M.Sc. On Campus

Nuclear Engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology

12 months
23520 USD/year
22170 USD/year
7840 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nuclear Engineering graduate program at Missouri University of Science and Technology offers the master of science, the doctor of engineering, and the doctor of philosophy degrees. B.S. in a field of engineering or suitable physical science is a prerequisite for admission into the nuclear engineering graduate program.


The Nuclear Engineering master’s degree program is designed to provide training and expertise in the design of nuclear energy systems, us of nuclear technology for medical as well as industrial applications. Both thesis and without thesis options are available for M.S. degree program with a minimum of 30 credit hours required for successful completion. Research areas of specialization include:

  • Reactor design and safety
  • Thermal hydraulics
  • Radiation effects
  • Radiation dosimetry, protection and health physics
  • Radiation transport and shielding
  • Space nuclear power
  • Materials for nuclear applications
  • Nuclear fuel cycle
  • Radioactive waste management
  • Radiation imaging and its applications in medicine and industry
  • Radiation measurements and spectroscopy


It is the policy of the Missouri University of Science and Technology to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status; to prohibit discrimination in recruitment, employment or conditions of employment, including salary and benefits related thereto; to promote employment opportunity and to take affirmative action in this regard.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reactor Physics
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Nuclear Materials
  • Reactor Kinetics
  • Introduction to Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment
  • Nuclear Radiation Measurements and Spectroscopy
  • Radiological Engineering
  • Advanced Nuclear Medical Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted online application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts (in English) from all colleges and universities attended. All unofficial copies of transcripts and scores can be uploaded to your online application for S&T to review. Upon arrival on campus, you must request that an official copy of your transcript(s) to be sent to us directly from your previous university’s registrar's office and all official scores reported directly from the respective testing agency. Once we receive the official documents, we will verify them. If there are any discrepancies between the unofficial documents you submitted, Missouri S&T will withdraw your admission and you will not be allowed to apply to S&T in the future.
  • A statement of purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23520 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22170 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Missouri City

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

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