Nuclear Power Engineering Technology Concentration

Nuclear Power Engineering Technology Concentration

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Graduates of the Nuclear Power Engineering Technology concentration will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make an intelligent entry into the operational environment of a nuclear power plant. Students will acquire the ability and knowledge to safely operate equipment, follow procedures, recognize problems and communicate. They will train in the principles associated with components in plant systems, the purpose of plant systems and safety awareness.

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Career Opportunities:

Graduates can find career opportunities in the field of:

  • Nuclear Power Plant Operations
  • Fossil Plant Operations
  • Chemical Plant Operations
  • And other nuclear energy related fields


Salary Expectations:

According to O*Net Online, July 2015

  • National Annual Mean Wage: $74,700
  • Tennessee Annual Mean Wage: $64,100