Courses Offered


Since 1965, the Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) has responded to the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD), teaching principles, concepts, and applications of defense resources management to U.S. and partner nation participants in financial and resources management, and other defense specialties. 

The DRMI offers nine courses in-residence at its facilities on the grounds of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. These courses are also offered online via distance education platforms with daily asynchronous (pre-recorded) faculty lecture sessions and daily synchronous (live) interactive discussion sessions with faculty and other course participants via video-conferencing (Zoom for Government or Microsoft Teams). 

All Courses Offered Both In-Residence and Online:


Graduate Credit Granted

Graduate Credit Offered

Upon request, course participants can receive graduate education credits from the Naval Postgraduate School for the following DRMI courses:

  • Data Analytics for Financial and Resources Management: 4.0 credits
  • Defense Resources Management: 4.5 credits
  • International Defense Management: 9.0 credits
  • Senior International Defense Management:  4.5 credits

Examination is required.