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EMBA How to apply civilian v2.0

How to Apply: Civilians

STEP 1: Complete the NPS EMBA application onlineSelect curriculum number 805.

STEP 2: Send your official, sealed transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate schools to:

Director of Admissions (Official Transcripts)

Naval Postgraduate School

589 Dyer Road, Root Hall Room 100

Monterey, CA 93943-5100

STEP 3: Prepare supporting documents:

  • Complete the Applicant Letter. Sample Applicant Letter (PDF)
  • Secure a signed letter of EMBA enrollment support from your Commanding Officer. Note: The EMBA program requires one day of release time per week to attend classes. Sample Command Endorsement Letter (PDF). FM&C applicants within select 500 job series (501, 505, 510 & 511) should refer to Call for Applications (PDF) to support their application.
  • Secure a Participation Agreement (PDF) from your supervisor. We recommend routing it with your Endorsement Letter for signature.
  • Civilian applicants should refer to the EMBA Tuition Letter (PDF) for program costs and payment schedule.

STEP 4: Submit STEP 3 supporting documents.

  • Submit signed Endorsement Letter and Applicant Letter to the EMBA program office via email attachments (PDF preferred) or FAX packet to 831-656-3630.
  • Submit a signed PDF copy of the Participation Agreement to the NPS Admissions Office via email or FAX to 831-656-2891.
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