Nuclear Technology

Follow your career passion

The increasing use of radiation and radioactive materials in today’s world has created a demand for nuclear technicians. The Nuclear Technology program offers the student a unique opportunity to obtain the specialized training in demand by businesses and organizations licensed to utilize radioactive materials. This program can result in starting salaries higher than many four-year degree programs. It is also an excellent springboard for a four-year degree in the high-demand field of health physics and radiation safety.

Students have the ability to take three district certificates that ladder into the new program.

Blackhawk Technical College

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Designed as a shared program with Blackhawk Technical College (BTC), Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), and Lakeshore Technical College (LTC), classes may be offered in traditional classroom settings or using Interactive Television (ITV) to link instruction from LTC, NWTC, and BTC.  In some cases, students may be asked to attend classes outside of their current district. The online option is available to working adults in the Radiation Safety/Health Physics industry.

Career Area
Energy
Type
Associate Degree
Program Number
10-624-1
Availability
Online
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 62 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall

Career Outlook

Nuclear Technology

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Disclosure:

Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.

ADMISSIONS TO DO's

Work with Admissions Advisor to:

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

PROGRAM TO DO's

Work with your Program Counselor to:

  • Schedule a Program Counseling Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

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Since Lakeshore Technical College shares this program with two other technical colleges, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Blackhawk Technical College, classes are offered in a traditional classroom setting at LTC and use Interactive Television (ITV) methods to link the instruction among these three Technical Colleges.