NSSPI faculty are proud to offer distance education
opportunities for students and professionals who wish to learn more
about nuclear security, nonproliferation and safeguards. Classes
can be viewed real-time or viewed later from a recording accessible
through the Texas A&M University's distance education
This program is available to:
- Active Texas A&M students and non-degree seeking students:
college credit is given and can be applied to a degree at Texas
A&M University or another university (if that university
chooses to accept the courses)
- Professionals seeking continuing education credit (CEUs): Texas
A&M awards 1 CEU per 10 hours of instruction. Professional
societies may also give their own credit for these courses.
Registering for the courses
Current Texas A&M students can register for the distance
section (700) of the courses through Howdy.
Non-degree-seeking students must submit an application through
ApplyTexas and first be accepted and
admitted to the university.
Professionals seeking continuing education credits should contact NSSPI directly for more
Distance Course Offerings
- NUEN 650 (3 credit hours, 4 CEUs) -Nuclear Nonproliferation, 3
- NUEN 605 (3 credit hours, 2 - 4 CEUs) - Radiation
Detection and Nuclear Materials Measurement,
- Requires students to spend 1 week at Texas A&M at the end
of the semester to take the required laboratory exercises.
- For continuing education students, the lab is not required, but
encouraged. If lab is taken 4 CEUs are awarded. If lab is not
taken 2 CEUs are awarded.
- NUEN 630 (3 credit hours, 4 CEUs) - Monte Carlo Transport
- Proof of an official MCNP license is required prior to being
accepted in the class.
- NUEN 451 (3 credit hours, 4 CEUs) - Nuclear Security Systems
- NUEN 651 (3 credit hours, 4 CEUs) - Fuel Cycle and Materials
Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Graduate Course Descriptions