Nuclear Engineering Technology / Human Performance Technology

Online BS / MBA Dual Degree from an Accredited Leader in Distance Learning


Excelsior College is one of just two U.S. institutions to offer an online nuclear engineering technology degree that's accredited by ABET. We're also one of only a handful of accredited online colleges to offer an MBA degree with concentration in Human Performance Technology.

So it should go without saying that no dual-degree program is quite like Excelsior's online Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology with dual degree option for MBA (Human Performance Technology).

A leading educational innovator for more than 40 years, Excelsior designed this unique, career-building degree combination for working adults. You'll take online nuclear engineering technology classes and online MBA classes at your convenience, when they won't conflict with work and family routines. Excelsior also provides:

  • Maximum transfer credit for your previous coursework from other accredited colleges. You may also be eligible to earn academic credit for approved military classes and industry-accredited training programs.
  • "Bridge" classes that count toward both the nuclear technology degree and the MBA degree. You'll have fewer courses to take, and a shorter road to graduation.
  • Cost-saving tuition and flexible payment plans. (Find out how Excelsior can fit into your budget.)
  • Outstanding academic support from Excelsior's award-winning team of advisors.

Excelsior's online nuclear engineering technology degree program is a national leader—find out what it can do for your career.

Stand Out in the Nuclear Engineering Technology Industry with an MBA Specialty in Human Performance Technology

Nuclear engineering technology and human performance technology are both young industries with plenty of room for career growth.

Excelsior puts you at the forefront of both disciplines by offering relevant, high-quality coursework developed in collaboration with industry professionals. You'll work with faculty who stand out in their field, while mastering the most current knowledge and best practices.

In the human performance technology MBA concentration, you'll work closely with an academic advisor to design a customized learning program that meets your specific interests and objectives. The program is based upon learning modules developed by the International Society for Performance Improvement.

Here's how you can fast-forward your career with an Excelsior College MBA.

The BSNET/MBA program is offered in conjunction with the School of Business & Technology. The dual degree track requires a total of 151 credits. Students are awarded their bachelor's degree by completing 60 credits in the arts and sciences component, 48 credits in the nuclear engineering technology component, and 10 credits in the additional credit component. Students achieve graduate status after completion of the 6-credit bridge component. The 27-credit graduate course component completes the master's degree requirements. See the credit requirements in chart form.

We expect the graduate of an Excelsior College baccalaureate program in nuclear engineering technology will be able to:

Demonstrate a commitment to:

  1. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, thermodynamics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to understand, measure, and provide quantitative expressions of natural science phenomena, including experimentation, observation, and accurate measurement.
  3. Apply the fundamentals of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus to problem solving in nuclear engineering technology areas.
  4. Make technical presentations in English using language appropriate to the audience.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in the written communication of technical information using standard English.
  6. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer applications or documentation of the use of one or more computer software packages for technical problem solving appropriate to the nuclear engineering technology discipline.
  7. Demonstrate technical competency in electrical theory, nuclear and engineering materials, health physics/radiation protection, reactor core fundamentals, plant systems, heat transfer, fluids, and radiation measurement lab.
  8. Demonstrate comprehension of currently applicable rules and regulations in the areas of:
    • radiation protection
    • operations
    • maintenance
    • quality control
    • quality assurance
    • safety
    • quality
    • timeliness
    • continuous improvement
  9. Integrate knowledge of the functional areas of nuclear engineering technology in the safe operation and maintenance of nuclear systems.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to apply design concepts, creativity, balance, accuracy, and confidence limits through the understanding of the relationships between design and the operation of nuclear systems.
  11. Participate effectively in groups.
  12. Demonstrate an ability to understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities, including the impacts of culture, diversity, and interpersonal relations.
  13. Demonstrate a commitment and ability to continue to engage in lifelong learning.

Upon successful completion of the Excelsior College MBA program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze real-world business problems and generate recommendations for action.
  2. Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management and economics into a strategic business analysis.
  3. Assess the impact of the global business environment on business situations.
  4. Apply quantitative methods to analysis of business situations.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Communicate effectively to relevant audiences in written materials.
  7. Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  8. Apply Project Management skills to business situations.
  9. Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

As an Excelsior College baccalaureate-level nuclear engineering technology graduate you will be able to:

  1. Apply general and discipline-specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems in the nuclear discipline.
  2. Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain technically current with, and adaptive to changing technologies through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  3. Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional/industrial environment.
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional/industrial environment.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business, industry, and society.
  6. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in the nuclear field.

The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology degree is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-347-7700. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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