Education and Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) provides high quality, relevant, and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of the U.S. Armed Forces and partner countries to enhance national and global security.
The Naval Postgraduate School offers accredited Master’s Degrees in 63 programs as well as 15 Doctor of Philosophy Degrees geared to meet the unique requirements of U.S. and partner armed forces. In addition, students learn the latest in cutting-edge technologies from practical research programs.
NPS offers a large selection of short courses -- either in-residence at NPS or overseas through Mobile Education Teams (METs). NPS also offers 27 different Certificate Programs, many which provide credit toward degrees at the Naval Postgraduate School or other universities. These certificate programs are delivered in a variety of ways, including onsite delivery, video tele-education (VTC), and via the Internet.
NPS also provides specialized research venues for military-related priority projects for the Navy and U.S. Department of Defense and for various Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA).