BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology -Details

BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (BSNET)

This EPCE-sponsored program is for anyone interested in earning a Bachelors degree to obtain a long term career in the nuclear field and is designed for careers in:

  • Reactor operations
  • Quality assurance
  • Chemical technology
  • Instrumentation and control technology
  • Other areas in the nuclear field

Excelsior College online courses are offered three to six times per year. We recommend that you enroll in no more than two or three courses per semester and that you discuss your enrollment plan with your advisor before enrolling.

Learn more about how you can earn credit for what you already know, through Prior Learning Assessment. In addition, nuclear power plant employees can earn college credit for industry accredited training programs (NAUP). Learn how to Power Up to your college degree, and save time

The BSNET degree is accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.


"The BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology programs provide the education necessary for the next generation nuclear worker to enter the industry and the existing nuclear workers to move forward in their career."

– John Lindsey, Director of Training of Exelon Nuclear

Leadership Concentration Courses:

BUS 452 Business Leadership
The energy industry is unique, very competitive and rapidly changing. It needs sufficient leadership talent to meet ongoing industry challenges. This course is designed to increase your understanding of leadership principles and how to apply them in the workplace. It provides a broad overview of business leadership focusing on research findings of leadership, leadership practices, and leadership skill development. It explores and evaluates leadership practices, behaviors, and personal attributes of leaders and includes case studies of leaders and organizations. The course balances theory with real-world applications for a practical, skill-building approach to energy leadership that will prepare you for the challenges ahead.

BUS 341 Management Concepts and Applications
This course will help experienced energy industry managers or those preparing for leadership positions, expand their understanding of management principles and practices. The course presents fundamental management theories while examining the manager’s role in today’s global business environment. Topics include strategies for planning and decision making, organization and controls, leadership, motivation, staffing and managing change in an industry that is increasingly competitive and rapidly changing.

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Troy Henning
Operations Training Instructor V.C. Summer Generating Station
South Carolina Electric & Gas

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Excelsior College

Nuclear Engineering Technology - a Degree for Technicians