Free Online Nuclear Engineering Courses from Top Universities

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Nuclear engineering courses are offered for free by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Courses can be accessed through MIT's OpenCourseWare online platform and offer insights on topics including safety, modeling and structural mechanics.
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Free Nuclear Engineering Courses

Free nuclear engineering courses are available for free online. Topics cover a variety of areas, like plasma transport theory and managing nuclear technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT makes freely available to the public a number of nuclear engineering courses. Students can download course materials online.

Free Online Nuclear Engineering Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Structural Mechanics in Nuclear Power Technology course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes/projects Yes Yes Yes
Introduction to Modeling and Simulation course from MIT Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Neutron Interactions and Applications course from MIT Graduate Lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Managing Nuclear Technology course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Integration of Reactor Design, Operations, and Safety course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
MHD Theory of Fusion Systems course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Plasma Transport Theory course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Introduction to Ionizing Radiation course from MIT Undergraduate Text/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Seminar: Fusion and Plasma Physics course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes Yes No Yes
Principles of Medical Imaging course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Microscopic Theory of Transport course from MIT Undergraduate Textbooks/lecture notes/projects Yes Yes Yes
Systems Analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes/projects Yes No Yes
Principles of Radiation Interactions course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Noninvasive Imaging in Biology and Medicine course from MIT Graduate Textbooks Yes No Yes
Statistical Thermodynamics of Complex Liquids course from MIT Graduate Textbooks Yes Yes Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • PhD-TIM - Engineering Management
    Master's
      • MSTIM - Engineering Management
      • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA in Engineering Management
  • Ithaca, NY

    Cornell University

  • Online Programs Available
    5. Excelsior College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
      • BS in Technology (Nuclear Technologies)
      • BS in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)
      • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Technology Management (Nuclear Technology)
    Associate's
      • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
      • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)
      • AS in Science in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)
  • Knoxville, TN

    The University of Tennessee

  • Salt Lake City, UT

    University of Utah

  • Gainesville, FL

    University of Florida

  • Corvallis, OR

    Oregon State University

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Northcentral University

  • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • MSTIM - Engineering Management
  • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Southern New Hampshire University

  • MBA in Engineering Management

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Excelsior College

  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
  • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)

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