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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-624-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Nuclear Technology program

Nuclear Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Radiation Safety Technician
Nuclear Technologist
Radiological Control Technician

Average Median Wage


Nuclear Technology Programs

Safety in today's healthcare, energy, manufacturing, defense and pharmaceutical research fields depends on qualified experts to perform technical duties in areas using radioisotopes. These experts play a vital role in the health, safety and well-being of the public, their patients, co-workers, and the environment. If you have a strong interest in science, thrive on precision, are attentive to details, have the ability to follow exact instructions and are comfortable working with technology and people, becoming a radiation safety technician is an ideal way to maximize your talents. In the Radiation Safety Technician program, instructors who know and understand the health physics field train students on the latest technology. The Radiation Safety Technician program prides itself on its close working relationship with industry representatives. These partnerships allow the college the opportunity to foresee upcoming changes in the workplace and prepare you for those changes.

Shared programs give students access to career majors that might not otherwise be available at their local college. Where these career fields are in high demand, two or more colleges may agree to share program components at the individual colleges. Because the colleges are collaborating, students may need to attend certain classes at another college to fulfill the program requirements. For more information please contact one of the colleges listed.

Nuclear Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Blackhawk Nuclear Technology at Blackhawk
Northeast Nuclear Technology at Northeast