What do I major in to be a nuclear engineer?

My university unfortunately doesn't have a nuclear major. They have every other engineer type of major. What would be the most compatible discipline, so I can become one? Also is it true they make the most out of all engineer jobs.

Asked By: Mschik08 - 4/3/2009
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Wow I'm astounded in the lack of knowledge written below in this subject, and don't take the insult from the person that says you know nothing it is a very good question. Usually Mechanical Engineering is the route that most people take. It really depends on what you want to do with nuclear power. Researchers are... More
Answered By: jonathan l - 4/10/2009
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Chemistry. You obviously know nothing about nuclear engineering...
Answered By: Super Sonic Guitarist - 4/3/2009
Chemical Engineering or Engineering Physics would be the closest. And how much a nuclear engineer depends on experience, employer, P.Eng. license, etc. There are many factors and it ranges.
Answered By: WraithPilot - 4/3/2009
Hey! Either Chemical or Mechanical engineering are good options. Pick a program that does a lot of heat transfer stuff... More
Answered By: Peter K - 4/8/2009
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