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NPS at a Glance

The School
The Naval Postgraduate School is an academic institution whose emphasis is on study and research programs relevant to the Navy's interests, as well as to the interests of other arms of the Department of Defense. The programs are designed to accommodate the unique requirements of the military.

The Campus
Located in Monterey, California, on the Pacific Ocean 120 miles south of San Francisco, the Naval Postgraduate School campus covers 627 acres of land. The site, which has been home to NPS since 1947, houses state-of-the-art laboratories, numerous academic buildings, a great library, government housing and impressive recreational facilities.

The Students
Nearly 1,500 students attend the Naval Postgraduate School. The student body consists of officers from the five U.S. uniformed services, officers from 46 other countries and a small number of civilian employees. Selection of officers for fully-funded graduate education is based upon outstanding professional performance as an officer, promotion potential and a strong academic background.

The Faculty
The faculty, the majority of whom are civilians, are drawn from a broad diversity of educational institutions and represent a prestigious collection of scholars. Faculty/student interaction is high. Every class is taught directly by a faculty member--over 99% of whom have a Ph.D.

The Degrees
The Naval Postgraduate School offers classes leading to advanced degrees in a variety of fields.

MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE:
National Security Affairs

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE:
Defense-Focused (MBA); Executive (EMBA); Joint (JMBA)

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE:
Aeronautical Engineering; Applied Mathematics; Applied Physics; Applied Science; Astronautical Engineering; Computer Science; Contract Management; Defense Analysis; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Acoustics; Engineering Science; Information Technology Management; International Resource Planning and Management; Leadership and Human Resource Development; Management; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Meteorology; Meteorology and Physical Oceanography; Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation (MOVES); Operations Research; Physical Oceanography; Physics; Program Management; Software Engineering; Systems Engineering; Systems Engineering Management; Systems Technology.

ENGINEER DEGREE:
Astronautical Engineer; Electrical Engineer; Mechanical Engineer.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY:
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer; Applied Mathematics; Applied Physics; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Acoustics; Mechanical Engineering; Meteorology; Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation (MOVES); Operations Research; Physical Oceanography; Physics; Systems Management; Software Engineering.

DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING:
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer; Engineering Acoustics; Mechanical Engineering.

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