Purpose: The Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering of the Naval Postgraduate School offers a program leading to the
degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The goal of the Ph.D. program is to
provide the scholastic background and training necessary to do original research
in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (For those anticipating an
academic career, opportunities to obtain teaching experience are also offered.)
Eligibility: All students of the Naval
Postgraduate School are required to be military officers or government employees
sponsored by an agency of the U.S. government. Employees of the Naval
Postgraduate School are also eligible to pursue degrees on a part-time basis
with the approval of their supervisor and the department chairman.
Applications: Students in residence at NPS
apply through their curriculum officer. Those applying from outside NPS should
contact the Director of Admissions (Code 62) for application procedures.
The program is managed by the ECE Departmental Ph.D.
Committee which has jurisdiction over all individual programs. This
committee also maintains records and information on all students currently in
the program. Rules for the program are based on Section 5.4 of the Academic
Council Policy Manual and are intended to be consistent with that document. Questions not
addressed in these pages or in the Academic Council Policy Manual can be forwarded to Chairman, ECE
Departmental Ph.D. Committee, ECE
Department, Naval Postgraduate School.