Nuclear Policy Studies

This 15-credit graduate certificate program, including a 3-credit core course and 12 credits in supporting courses, provides a foundation of knowledge and analytical skills relevant to contemporary challenges related to nuclear security, deterrence, arms control, nonproliferation and nuclear energy.

Curriculum

One course from the following: 

IAFF 6106 Nuclear Weapons      

IAFF 6107 The Science of Nuclear Materials

The course not selected may be used as a supporting course.      

Four courses from the following:       

IAFF 6106 Nuclear Weapons*   

IAFF 6107 The Science of Nuclear Materials*     

IAFF 6118 Special Topics in International Affairs (Nuclear Energy)            

IAFF 6118 Special Topics in International Affairs (Nuclear Security Policy)            

IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Energy Policy)

IAFF 6186 Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Nuclear Strategy)    

Other related courses may be counted toward supporting course requirements with the approval of the program director.              

*If not used as the core course.