Curriculum 815 Details - Department of Defense Management

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Curriculum 815 Details


The Five U.S. uniformed services; Department of Defense and Federal employees; International officers and Government employees; and Defense contractors.

Requirements for entry:

Baccalaureate degree with above-average grades is required. Completion of at least two semesters of college algebra or trigonometry is considered to be the minimum mathematical preparation. An Academic Profile Code (APC) of 345 is required for entry. International students should refer to the Admissions section for current TOEFL and entrance requirements.

Delivery Mode:


Entry Dates: 

January and July

Program Length: 

Six Quarters


Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Acquisition and Contract Management for curriculum 815
and Master of Science in Contract Management for curriculum 835.

Acquisition & Contract Management Subspecialty:

Completion of this curriculum qualifies naval officers as Acquisition and Contract Management Subspecialists with a subspecialty code of 1306P, Army officers as Functional Area 51C, and Marine Corps officers with a 9656 MOS. The curriculum satisfies mandatory Defense Acquisition University (DAU) contracting courses required by the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).

Typical Subspecialty Jobs:

Contracting Officer, Director of Contracts, Contracts & Business Policy

Curriculum Sponsor: 

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Acquisition)

For more information please contact:

Academic Associate: Dr. Rene G. Rendon, Associate Professor,
Program Officer: CDR Jefferson E. McCollum, SC, USN,