Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies & Proliferation

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The Emerging Technologies and Proliferation graduate certificate is a 12-credit hour program offered by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs (INTA) and the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering’s Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering (NRE). The interdisciplinary certificate is for graduate students and post-baccalaureate professionals studying on a non-degree basis. Students will take courses that explore the intersection of international security, nuclear nonproliferation, and politics and technology. The certificate will provide students with an understanding of the strategic implications of specific technological developments within the context of international relations and international security.

Certificate Requirements - 12 credit hours

Course Title Credit Hours
INTA 6103: International Security or INTA 8803: Problem of Proliferation 3 or 3

NRE 6505: Fundamentals of Nuclear Nonproliferation for non-NRE students or NRE 6757: Radiation Detection for NRE students

3 or 3
Elective from INTA or NRE* 3
Joint Seminar offered by INTA and NRE: Politics, Tech & Proliferation 3

* Please note: The elective must be an approved elective. Please visit the Course Catalog for a list of electives offered in conjunction with the certificate. 

Admission Criteria

Stay tuned for more information on admission for external applicants.

Program Contacts

Graduate Advising / Admissions

Vince Pedicino
Graduate Advising & Enrollment Services

Habersham Building
781 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0610

Phone: 404-894-1905
Twitter: @NunnSchoolGT

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