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Academics

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The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering offers the following academic programs:

Bachelor of Science

The department offers an accredited B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, including the option of obtaining a major concentration in nuclear engineering. A student may declare their intention to enter the nuclear concentration at any point during their undergraduate studies; however, most students will make this choice as they begin taking nuclear engineering courses in their sophomore year.

Master of Science

The department offers a traditional M.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering with either a thesis or non-thesis option and an online M.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.

Doctor of Philosophy

The department offers a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.

Our alumni are currently pursuing successful careers in mechanical and nuclear engineering around the nation and world and are continuously engaged with us to improve the quality of our programs.