Help make the world a better place by harnessing the power of the atom to provide clean, low-carbon and affordable electricity through our nuclear engineering program.
As a nuclear engineer, you will learn how important this field is for medical diagnostics and treatment, space exploration, industrial processes and instrumentation. You will get the chance to design and build energy efficient things, and obtaining a degree here can lead to a high-paying and secure job.
An Internationally Recognized Faculty
Be mentored by a dedicated faculty that will help you find a job that best suits you.
Professional Society Engagement
Forge strong connections with leading industries across South Carolina to foster employment opportunities.
Conduct research alongside our faculty in state-of-the-art laboratories across campus.
What You’ll Study
Some of the most popular courses in our nuclear engineering program include Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Introduction to Nuclear Materials. You'll collaborate with our faculty and other researchers to develop the skills to conceptualize, conduct and manage projects that advance the application of nuclear energy in the government and civilian sectors.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Creating or improving complex systems to meet specific requirements
Creating clear and concise documents, such as manuals or instructions, for technical or scientific topics
Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals
Conducting experiments and analyzing data to gain new knowledge and insights in a scientific field
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Writing code, developing software and creating applications for automation and problem-solving
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Reactor Engineer
- Systems Engineer
- Design Engineer
- Project Manager
- Lab Scientist
- Radiological Scientist
- Nuclear Energy