The Naval Postgraduate School is a defense-focused graduate university offering master’s and doctoral degrees in fields of study core to Naval-unique needs, the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and international partners.
What is the Naval Postgraduate School? We are a community of defense leaders, educators and researchers developing warrior talent and solving problems for decisive advantage at sea. We are Responsive, Applied, Interdisciplinary, Innovative, Classified and Secure.
NPS Transformation Focus Areas:
- Strengthen our Core: NPS core curricula must develop the technical competencies necessary for student excellence in their primary warfighting duties, and accelerate the Department of the Navy’s advantage at sea.
- Increase our Impact: NPS must become fully optimized as the Department of the Navy’s applied research university to solve operational problems, deliver warfighting solutions and leaders educated to employ them.
- Enhance our Competitiveness: NPS must ensure its comparative advantage as a defense graduate university to attract our nation’s best talent and innovative research partners.
2021 Sponsored/Reimbursable Programs:
- Approx $107 million expended
- Research programs are aligned to Naval needs
- NPS research enables our defense-focused curricula
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