The NPS METOC program is 10 quarters (2.5 years) long and yields you an MS degree in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography plus a 6401P subspecialty code. This curriculum in meteorology and oceanography involves approximately 120 quarter-hours of classroom lectures, supplemented by an additional 35 quarter-hours of laboratory exercises. This program is designed to provide the student with:
This education will enhance performance in all duties throughout a career, including operational billets, technical management assignments and policy making positions. Students will develop graduate-level technical ability based upon scientific principles, acquire diverse professional knowledge, and develop analytical ability for practical problem solving. The Meteorology and Oceanography departments at NPS boast world class faculty and cutting edge research. Most students enjoy working with our excellent faculty and find their time here to be very rewarding.
My job is to support you in your educational efforts and answer any questions you have as a future, current, or graduated student. This website is designed to answer some of these questions, but please do not hesitate to contact me directly at (831) 656-2045 or METOCProgramOfficer@nps.edu.
|METOC Curriculum Officer: (831) 656-2045|
|Meteorology Academic Associate: (831) 656-2308|
|Oceanography Academic Associate:(831) 656-3080|