AY 13 Remote Sensing Intelligence Curriculum at the Naval Postgraduate School
Prerequisites: Linear Algebra, Basic Physics, Programming
(Sept 2012 to Dec 2012)
Physics of Space and Airborne Sensor Systems
Geographic Information Systems
Space Technology and Applications
Probability and Statistics
(Jan 2013 to Mar 2013)
Spectral & Polarimetric Imaging
Analysis Techniques for Active Imaging Systems (Radar)
(Mar 2013 to June 2013)
Military Applications of Space (NTM, TS/SI/TK)
Imaging Spectrometry Theory, Analysis, and Applications
Analysis Techniques for Laser Imaging Systems (LiDAR)
(June 2013 to Sept 2013)
Principles of Joint Operational Intelligence
Remote Sensing III: Analysis Techniques for Passive Imaging Systems (OPIR, TS/SI/TK)
Note: In addition to a scientific or technical degree, three skill sets need to be accomplished to enter the program.
Mathematics: Linear Algebra. Any standard college course meets this requirement.
Basic Physics: Algebra or Calculus based introductory course that includes concepts of energy, (electromagnetic) waves, orbital mechanics.
Programming: A basic course in computer programming is required in a modern language, preferably MATLAB.