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Nuclear Technology

Power up your future with a degree in Nuclear Technology, which includes on-the-job training at a nuclear facility. This program will prepare you for an entry-level position with nuclear power plant maintenance contractors or electric utilities.

The Nuclear Technology program prepares individuals to become qualified reactor field technicians who are employed by licensed nuclear reactor facilities. The program includes on the job training as a co-op at a nuclear facility. GE-Hitachi and Duke Energy are two possibilities for the co-op semester. Positions with GE-Hitachi offer students the opportunity to travel to various commercial nuclear power plants to participate in refueling outages, while Duke Energy will be “in-plant” positions.

Graduates are typically employed in entry-level positions with nuclear plant maintenance contractors or electric utilities. Other opportunities include transferring to a 4-year Bachelor of Science program and the nuclear Navy (submarines and aircraft carriers).

Nuclear Technology Course information