Radiation Protection Concentration

Radiation Protection Concentration

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Curriculum Details

The Radiation Protection Concentration offers students a unique opportunity to obtain high-tech and cutting edge training that will prepare the graduate for any organization or business that handles radioactive substances – including advanced manufacturing, life sciences, research reactors, the nuclear power industry, hazardous waste removal companies and governmental agencies.


Career Opportunities:

Graduates can find career opportunities as:

  • Radiation Protection Technicians
  • Health Physics Technicians
  • Nuclear Medicine Technicians
  • Industrial Hygiene Technicians
  • Assistant Reactor Operators
  • And in the nuclear power industry.


Salary Expectations:

According to O*Net Online, July 2015

  • National Annual Mean Wage: $61,600
  • Tennessee Annual Mean Wage: $61,900