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Mission: Train officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.

The naval nuclear program is widely acknowledged as having the most demanding academic program in the U.S. military. Academics proceed at a rapid pace with high academic standards enforced in all subjects. Students typically spend 40-45 hours per week in the classroom with an additional 10 to 35 hours per week of study outside of lecture hours.

Topics include:
   Nuclear physics
   Health physics
   Reactor principles
   Material science and metallurgy
   Electrical power theory and generating equipment
   Nuclear reactor technology

More information for officer students can be found here

Study material can be found here


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