Nuclear Physics

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person

The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Physics is housed within the College of Natural & Health Sciences. This program is designed to provide highly technical skills alongside the theoretical knowledge to be successful in the nuclear power industry. Students in this program should also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in the areas of Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Engineering or Nuclear Medicine.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • All students must participate in a research project to meet graduation requirements.
  • Most students will participate as a teaching assistant in their junior and/or senior year.

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Critical thinking
  • How to communicate with a range of audiences
  • How to work productively as part of a team
  • Problem-solving skills

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 per credit hour

Out-of-State: $464 per credit hour

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Health physics specialist
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Nuclear physicist

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Curtiss-Wright
  • Entergy

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • MS/PhD in physics, medical physics, nuclear physics or nuclear engineering.

Point of Pride

Graduates of this program who wish to attend graduate school have a 100% acceptance rate to their top program choice.

 

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