Master of Systems Analysis (MSA) Degree Program
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences (GSOIS)
Program Length: 2 Years
The MSA program is designed to meet the needs of the Navy and other services in the Department of Defense (DoD) for technical graduate education in systems analysis as a basis for aiding key decisions on force requirements, weapon systems, and other defense matters. Students acquire foundation skills and hands-on experience in all aspects of analytical studies, including the skills to:
- Formulate problems
- Use the analytical process to design study requirements
- Highlight critical assumptions
- Recognize strengths and weaknesses of applied analytical methodologies
- Evaluate study recommendations
The following distance learning delivery method(s) may be used for this program:
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS!
Master of Systems Analysis (363) and Systems Analysis Certificate (281)
The Naval Postgraduate School's Department of Operations Research is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for its distance learning Master of Systems Analysis (MSA) degree (curriculum 363), and its distance learning Systems Analysis Certificate (curriculum 281) offered in partnership with the Chief of Naval Operations. Both the degree program and the certificate program begin the week of 31 March 2014. The programs are primarily targeted to Navy Unrestricted Line Officers (URL), and are also open to other uniformed officers, federal civilians, and defense contractor civilians when space is available. These programs are designed to prepare students to apply critical thinking and analytical skills to support key decisions in both operational and staff assignments.
Deadline for application is 14 February 2014. For more information, visit the websites below or contact the NPS Student Coordinator at CED3StudCoord@nps.edu, the Academic Associate, Dr. Steve Pilnick at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the NPS Distributed Program Office in San Diego, CAPT Craig Turley, USN, Ret. at email@example.com.
Read the full MSA & SA Certificate Announcement here.
(SA Certificate Award Ceremony)
Quarter 5 Spring/Fall
Graduation Week at NPS
The following are eligible for this program:
- US Military Officers
- US Government Civilians
- International Students**
**International Students: Ensure that you read and understand the eligibility requirements and application process.
$2000 per student/course.