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Linn State Nuclear Technology instructor receives certification

Bruce Meffert, Nuclear Technology Chair and Instructor at Linn State

Technical College, has received notification from the American Academy of

Health Physics (AAHP) that he is qualified to be a Certified Health Physicist.

Meffert, who has been with Linn State since 2004, successfully passed Parts I

and II of the certification exam. As a person certified as a health physicist,

Meffert is being recognized for his knowledge and expertise in the area of

radiation safety.

Meffert joins over 1,200 members of the AAHP that have been certified as health

physicists. “The certification is the pinnacle of a career in radiation protection,”

said Meffert.

Linn State’s Nuclear Technology program is located in Mexico, Missouri at the

Advanced Technology Center. The Associate of Applied Science degree

program is the only one of its kind in Missouri and one of only a handful in the

nation. In 2011, The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) registered the program as a

Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) in partnership with Exelon


With more than 35 programs, Linn State Technical College is Missouri’s only

public two-year technical college with a statewide mission. LSTC prepares

students for profitable employment and a life of learning. LSTC has three

locations in Linn, Mexico and Jefferson City. 

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