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Overview for Nuclear Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for controlling and manipulating nuclear energy, including nuclear power plant design, fission reactor design, fusion reactor design, reactor control and safety systems design, power transfer systems, containment vessels and structures design; and the analysis of related engineering problems such as fission and fusion processes, human and environmental factors, construction, and operational considerations.

Careers for Nuclear Engineering Majors

A major in Nuclear Engineering is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Nuclear Engineering

Unfortunately, we were unable to find any undergraduate programs in Puerto Rico for this major.
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