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Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology with dual degree option for MBA (Leadership)

BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology/ MBA (Leadership) Dual Degree

Leadership and nuclear engineering go hand-in-hand at Excelsior College. We were the first U.S. school to offer an online nuclear engineering technology degree that's accredited by ABET.

So Excelsior's online Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology with dual degree option for MBA (Leadership concentration) makes for a natural degree pairing.

Our nuclear engineering technology degree program with optional MBA degree offers the flexibility working adults need to balance school with work, family, and other real-life commitments. A leading innovator in adult education and distance learning since 1971, Excelsior delivers student-friendly benefits such as:

  • Convenience. You'll take online nuclear engineering technology classes and MBA courses on your own schedule, at whatever times work best for you.
  • Affordability. Excelsior's low tuition and flexible payment plans help you keep expenses under control.
  • Generous transfer policies. In addition to getting all the credits you deserve for approved courses from other accredited colleges, you may be able to satisfy some degree requirements via military classes and industry-accredited training courses.
  • Personalized support. Excelsior's award-winning team of academic advisors will be there to help you from start to finish.

Become a Management Leader in Nuclear Engineering Technology

Excelsior's online nuclear engineering technology degree was developed with direct input from experts in the industry. Course materials meet or exceed the highest academic standards, and we routinely improve them to ensure that they cover the most current techniques and practices.

Excelsior courses are taught by highly qualified faculty with years of professional experience. By choosing the leadership MBA concentration, you'll gain practical, relevant skills in such subjects as:

  • Conflict management
  • Succession planning
  • Strategic analysis and problem solving
  • Organizational behavior

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BS / MBA Nuclear Engineering Technology Degree Requirements

BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA Credit Requirements

The Bachelor's in Nuclear Engineering Technology/ MBA degree program is offered in conjunction with the School of Business & Technology. The dual degree track requires 154-157 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 10-13 credits for the free elective component. Students achieve graduate status after completion of the 6-credit bridge component. The 30-credit graduate course component completes the master's degree requirements.

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Program Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, thermodynamics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand, measure, and provide quantitative expressions of natural science phenomena, including experimentation, observation, and accurate measurement.
  • Apply the fundamentals of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus to problem solving in nuclear engineering technology areas.
  • Make technical presentations in English using language appropriate to the audience.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the written communication of technical information using standard English.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Integrate knowledge of the functional areas of nuclear engineering technology in the safe operation and maintenance of nuclear systems.
  • 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.
  • Participate effectively in groups.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities, including the impacts of culture, diversity, and interpersonal relations.
  • 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:

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

Educational Objectives

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

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

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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Accreditation: Technology: ABET

Specialized Accreditation for Technology Degrees

The bachelor's degree programs in electrical engineering technology and nuclear engineering technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. ABET is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).