Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Safeguards and Security

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The graduate Nuclear Safeguards and Security (NSS) Certificate program 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. The UNLV NSS Certificate 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.

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

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.

Career Possibilities

The Nuclear Safeguards and Security Certificate program is designed to provide current engineers with the components to help train and maintain a well-qualified workforce in nuclear safeguards and security, and nonproliferation fields.

Requirements

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Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Safeguards and Security

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Hui Zhao, Ph.D.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

The College of Engineering provides students a solid foundation in several engineering disciplines for a successful career in engineering and computer science.

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