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What are the requirements to be a nuclear engineer?

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Joseph’s Answer

It depends on exactly what part of nuclear engineering you want to get into, and even then, there's often a few different routes. Most people I know in the industry came from a college/university degree background in physics, chemistry, or engineering. Many (myself included) have taken specific nuclear engineering degrees or Masters programs (I did a Astrophysics undergraduate degree before changing specialism into a nuclear technology Masters).

Alternatively, there's other routes as more of a tradesperson - often via apprenticeships, often sponsored by the larger engineering firms or national laboratories.

Have a look at what programs are offered in your area; it might be worth looking at places like Lawrence Livermore, Diablo Canyon, and SONGS. Also see what entry-level jobs are currently on offer there and what the job requirements are; that will give you an idea of the things you'll need to work on.
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Frank recommends the following next steps:

1. Study chemistry and physics in High School. Some High Schools offer Engineering Programs.
2. Nuclear Engineers require a Bachelors Degree for most for most entry level positions.
3. A Masters Degree is not often required for entry=level work, but some employers require Nuclear Engineers to have a Graduate Degree for management posts.
4. Look for Entry-Level Nuclear Engineering Positions. The Federal Government is the largest employer of Nuclear Engineers, employing about 20% of the workforce.
5. After gaining an entry-level position, become a Professional Engineer. Nuclear Engineers may use their work experience to seek promotion and career-advancement.
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Mohammad’s Answer

Since your question is very straight you can look it up, for example
http://learningpath.org/articles/Nuclear_Engineer_Career_Summary.html
But if you really like it and you just think that you can't handle it, go for it. Nothing can stand between you and what you want to be.
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