Energy Systems Nuclear Operations Technology
About the Occupation
Nuclear Operations Technicians adhere to strict policies and procedures for radiation workers to ensure personnel safety. They monitor, maintain and test instruments, gauges, and recording devices in control rooms during equipment operation. Technicians calculate equipment operating factors, such as radiation times, dosages, temperatures, gamma intensities, and pressures, using standard formulas and conversion tables.
This program is designed to teach the knowledge and skills required to qualify for employment as a nuclear operations technician in nuclear energy generation fields.
Nuclear-related Industry, Department of Energy Laboratories, Nuclear Generation Facilities Levels of employment include Technician, Non-licensed operator, Licensed Nuclear Operator
Certificates and Degrees
- Associate of Applied Science
- Bachelor of Applied Science
Program Options and Length
- Program accepts 16 new students in August of odd years
- Program duration is four semesters, 17+ credits per semester
Cost of Attendance
Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at http://www.isu.edu/stuhlth/insurance/.
Paying for College
You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.