Nuclear Safeguards and Security, Postgraduate Certificate | University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Las Vegas, United States
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The graduate Nuclear Safeguards and Security (NSS) Certificate program from University of Nevada, Las Vegas will provide graduate students and practicing engineers (and their employers) a diverse education with components that will help train and maintain a well-qualified workforce.

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Overview

The Nuclear Safeguards and Security program from University of Nevada, Las Vegas will provide evidence that the graduate has the appropriate education to become a nuclear safeguards and security engineer in NRC-licensed facilities and US DOE’s national laboratories.

Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will be technically competent in nuclear safeguards and security areas of the nuclear engineering discipline.
  • Graduates will be able to develop engineering solutions for nuclear safeguards and security based on radiation detection systems, radiation sources, and data analysis systems.
  • Graduates will be able to work within an interdisciplinary team and effectively communicate with their peers and colleagues, conducting themselves in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Graduates will be able to find gainful employment locally or nationally, and function effectively in a progressing nuclear engineering field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiation Monitoring and Safeguards Systems
  • Accelerator Applications in Nuclear Engineering
  • Neutron Detection and Production
  • Monte Carlo Methods in Nuclear Engineering
  • Waste Management And The Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

12 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the NSS Certificate program, either as a MSMNE student or as a non-admitted student, requires both a BS degree in an engineering or related discipline and ME 455/655 Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering or HPS 701 Applied Nuclear Physics (or an equivalent course). 
  • If an applicant can demonstrate equivalent knowledge from relevant work experience (e.g. Navy nuclear reactor program or extensive training and experience at an NRC-licensed or DOE process facility), the Director of the NSS Certificate Program can waive the prerequisite course requirement with the concurrence of the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering based upon review by nuclear engineering faculty.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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