NPS Distance Learning (DL) enables students to earn certificates or degrees at locations across the nation and around the globe. Courses may also be taken on campus in Monterey for resident students.
- Mission-funded seats are available to eligible active duty naval officers (USN & USMC).
- All Military and DoD/government civilians are eligible to enroll in NPS Distance Learning programs.
- Select DoD Contractors are also eligible for enrollment in several programs.
- Research associated with graduate studies may also include classified work.
- Although program length and costs vary, certificate programs are typically four courses (three to four credit hours each) while Master's degrees typically run 12 to 16 courses.