The nuclear engineering graduate program at Ohio State is designed to prepare students for successful careers in a variety of specialty areas associated with the application of radiation, radioactive materials and nuclear fission. Our program is housed within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Our research is further strengthened by the presence of Ohio State's Nuclear Reactor Lab (OSU-NRL).
Ohio State’s nuclear engineering graduate students and their research innovations touch the lives of countless individuals. From developing a neutron detector capable of operating in high-radiation environments to improving the traditional probabilistic risk assessment approach, our students are impacting a variety of environmental and nuclear science areas. You can generate a bright future by pursuing nuclear engineering at Ohio State.
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Optional Practical Training (OPT)
International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.