Admissions: Graduate Degrees Offered and Research and Instructional Programs
The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) at the University of Michigan (UM) is one of the most highly regarded nuclear engineering departments. We have been consistently ranked as one of the top two programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report.
The Rackham Graduate School works in conjunction with the College of Engineering to recruit applicants, administer the admissions process, and guide students through their academic endeavors. During the admission process and your tenure as a student in NERS, you are known as a Rackham student.
Application deadlines for fall term:
Fall 2013: December 15th for the doctoral programs
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Doc (01565)
Nuclear Science Doc (00344)
Fall 2013: January 15th for the master's programs
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Mas (01566)
Nuclear Science Mas (00345)
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Mas SGUS U-M Undergrads only (01737)
Winter term (January) application deadline for all programs is October 15th. NERS does not admit for spring or summer terms (May-August).
If you plan to earn your master's degree en route to your doctoral degree, apply directly to the doctoral program.
Graduate students in our department may choose from a wide range of integrated research and instructional programs that span nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, including advanced nuclear power plants, nuclear safety applications, advanced fuel cycles, radiation effects, advanced materials, plasma science and engineering, medical and health applications, and national security applications to name a few. Review faculty research for more information.