Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Policy

The graduate certificate in nuclear policy provides a foundation of knowledge and analytical skills relevant to contemporary challenges related to nuclear security, deterrence, arms control, nonproliferation, and nuclear energy to students preparing to contribute to these pursuits as practitioners and analysts.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 15 credits, including a 3-credit core course and 12 credits in elective courses.

Required
One of the following:
IAFF 6106Nuclear Weapons
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Science of Nuclear Materials)
Electives
Four of the following:
IAFF 6106Nuclear Weapons
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Science of Nuclear Materials)
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Nuclear Energy)
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Nuclear Safeguards and Forensics)
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Nuclear Security Policy)
Students also are encouraged to consider other relevant courses, such as courses on regional security topics, which may be counted toward the elective requirement with the approval of the certificate advisor.