Faculty and students in MIT’s Nuclear Science and Engineering department (NSE) advance the frontiers of nuclear science and engineering and develop applications of nuclear technology for the benefit of society and the environment.
The Nuclear Science and Engineering program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is organized into six research areas that students can pursue:
- Nuclear Security
- Radiation Sources, Detection & Measurement
- Modeling & Simulation
- Materials in Extreme Environments
LGO students completing the MS in Nuclear Science and Engineering are expected to take:
The required courses in the LGO Summer Core
Two modules in NSE
Two specialization courses in NSE
Recommended Fields of Specializations:
- Nuclear Reactor Engineering
- Nuclear Reactor Physics
- Nuclear Materials
- Nuclear Science and Technology
- Nuclear Security and Policy
One additional engineering course as approved by department
An LGO internship incorporating Nuclear Science and Engineering with management
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEnergy & Power Engineering Nuclear Engineering View 38 other Masters in Nuclear Engineering in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A previous STEM degree with a strong academic record
- Strong analytical skills and a significant amount of physics coursework
- A background in nuclear science is not needed to apply. Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Mathematics are common undergraduate majors for applicants.
International57590 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 57590 USD per year during 12 months.
National57590 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 57590 USD per year during 12 months.
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