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Academic Programs

Academic programs at the Graduate School of Business & Public Policy reflect the needs of the Armed Services and other government agencies. GSBPP is remarkably versatile. The school has the ability to create new curricula on short notice; to modify current programs to meet the demands of the defense community; to use evolving technology to advance research and scholarship. A multitude of faculty capabilities combined with diverse academic products and a variety of delivery modes allow GSBPP to reach across the nation and across the world.

Resident - Master’s Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a defense-focused MBA program designed to provide officers and Department of Defense (DoD) civilians an advanced education in interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving and policy analysis by applying quantitative, financial, economic, information technology, and other state-of-the-art management techniques and concepts to military management and policy issues.

Students in the MBA program complete a specialization curriculum in one for the following areas of particular importance to the DoD:


Master of Science in Management (MSM)

The Master of Science in Management program prepares graduates to manage in complex defense organizations and to conduct rigorous analyses of organizational problems, policies and operations.

Non-Resident - Master’s Degree Programs

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

The Executive Master of Business Administration is designed to provide Navy civilians and officers with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in future resource management assignments.


Master of Science in Management (MSM)

The Master of Science in Management program prepares graduates to manage in complex defense organizations and to conduct rigorous analyses of organizational problems, policies and operations.

Courses are delivered via the Internet using a virtual classroom environment. No student travel is required.

6 Month Distance Learning, 12 Month Resident - Master of Arts Degree Program

Resident - Graduate Certificate and Professional Development Programs

Non-Resident - Graduate Certificate and Professional Development Programs


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