Radiation Safety

Important Dates

  • Applications will now be completed online and available on September 1, 2022. Applications are due March 15, 2023 before 5 pm. 
  • Note: Packet Workshop on Wednesday, August 31 has been canceled.
  • Mandatory Orientation - Selected candidates will be required to attend an orientation on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, from 3-5 pm. Location Building 6 #150/152

What do our students learn?

  • Provide contamination and radiation exposure control
  • Conduct sampling, monitoring, surveying, and evaluating to identify potential occupational health hazards caused by exposure
  • Use industry safe principals, concepts, and practices
  • Maintain detailed records of sampling activities
  • Handle and use a variety of monitoring, sampling, and analytical equipment

Why CEI's Rad Safety program?

  • Affordable
  • High Wages
  • Only Radiation Safety program in Idaho
  • 16:1 student-to-teacher ratio
  • 8-week summer internship at INL and other nuclear sites
  • Experienced, qualified Instructors


How Long Will it Take?

12 month total includes:

  • 2 full-time semesters in the professional program
  • 1 summer internship

Where are our Graduates Working?

  • US nuclear commercial power plants
  • US Department of Labor site
  • Mixed waste facilities
  • Nuclear contractors
  • Environmental treatment companies
  • Private companies in the oil and gas industry


How much do our graduates make?

Over the last five years, our graduates started out averaging $40,560 to $68,640 a year. (Based on a 2080 hour work year, wage information is given within the first year of employment.)



94.16% - (Average positive placement for graduates over the past 5 years)


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