Online Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering in partnership with Penn State World Campus offers an online master's degree in nuclear engineering. Penn State's nuclear engineering faculty are the same faculty who teach the resident instruction classes on campus. As a student learning online, you'll take the same courses and fulfill the same requirements as on-campus students. And, when you graduate, your diploma will look no different from the one earned by students on our physical campus.

For more information on costs and how to apply, please visit the Penn State World Campus website.

For more information on the courses and requirements, visit the College of Engineering’s Continuing and Distance Education website.

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519