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Naval Postgraduate School

One University Circle

Monterey, CA 93943-5002

United States

Telephone: 831-656-1068

URL: http://www.nps.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://my.nps.edu/web/ir/graduation-statistics

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 19, 2021

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1955

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 1,843

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Other

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerMary SimsAssociate Dean, Academics (Accreditation & Assessment)mjsims@nps.edu
Board of Directors ChairAlex GuffeyDeputy Director of Protocolamguffey@nps.edu
Chief Academic OfficerScott GartnerProvost and Academic Deanscott.gartner@nps.edu
Chief Executive OfficerAnn RondeauPresidentann.rondeau@nps.edu
Chief Financial OfficerMichael WardComptrollerjohn.ward@nps.edu
Director Institutional ResearchLaurel MinikDirector of Institutional Researchlmminik@nps.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00131000Naval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
ASW CertificateNon-degree2009Distance Education
ASW CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Acquisition LogisticsNon-degreeDistance Education
Advanced Acquisition Program CertificateNon-degree1997Distance Education
Advanced Acquisition StudiesNon-degreeDistance Education
Advanced Contract ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Applied Cyber OperationsNon-degree2012Distance Education
Applied Cyber OperationsMasters2012On-Site
Applied Cyber Operations (Res)Non-degree2012On-Site
Applied MathematicsMasters1988On-Site
Applied MathematicsResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Applied Modeling and Simulation (Healthcare)Masters2019Distance Education
Applied PhysicsResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Applied PhysicsMasters1992On-Site
Applied Physics of Combat SystemsMasters1992On-Site
Applied ScienceMasters1965On-Site
Applied Trajectory OptimizationNon-degree2018Distance Education
Artificial Intelligence for Military UseNon-degreeDistance Education
Astronautical EngineerMasters1982On-Site
Astronautical EngineeringMasters1982On-Site
Astronautical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1982On-Site
Aviation SystemsNon-degreeDistance Education
Basic Contract ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Chief Information Officer (CIO) ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Combat Systems Science and Engineering CertificateNon-degree2015Distance Education
Combat Systems Science and Engineering CertificateNon-degree2015On-Site
Computer EngineeringMasters1950On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1967On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters2000Distance Education
Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Computing TechnologyMasters2005Distance Education
Contract ManagementMasters1999Distance Education
Cost Estimating and AnalysisMasters2012Distance Education
Cost Estimating and Analysis CertificateNon-degree2010Distance Education
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Program EvaluationNon-degreeDistance Education
Cyber Operations InfrastructureNon-degree2012Distance Education
Cyber Operations InfrastructureNon-degree2012On-Site
Cyber Security Adversarial TechniquesNon-degree2010On-Site
Cyber Security Adversarial TechniquesNon-degree2010Distance Education
Cyber Security DefenseNon-degree2010Distance Education
Cyber Security DefenseNon-degree2010On-Site
Cyber Security FundamentalsNon-degree2010Distance Education
Cyber Security FundamentalsNon-degree2010On-Site
Cyber SystemsNon-degree2011Distance Education
Cyber SystemsNon-degree2011On-Site
Cyber Systems and OperationsMasters2013Distance Education
Cyber Systems and OperationsMasters2013On-Site
Cyber WarfareNon-degree2010Distance Education
Cyber WarfareNon-degree2010On-Site
Data Analytics for Defense ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Data ScienceNon-degree2016Distance Education
Defense AnalysisMasters1993On-Site
Defense Energy CertificateNon-degree2012On-Site
Defense Management FoundationsNon-degreeDistance Education
Digital Communications CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Digital Communications CertificateNon-degree2009Distance Education
Digital EngineeringNon-degreeDistance Education
Directed Energy SystemsNon-degreeDistance Education
DoD FM Graduate Certificate ProgramNon-degreeDistance Education
Electric Ship Power Systems CertificateNon-degree2007Distance Education
Electric Ship Power Systems CertificateNon-degree2007On-Site
Electrical EngineerMasters1950On-Site
Electrical EngineeringMasters1982On-Site
Electrical EngineeringMasters1996Distance Education
Electrical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1982On-Site
Electronic Warfare EngineerNon-degree2008On-Site
Electronic Warfare Engineer (Journeyman)Non-degree2008Distance Education
Electronic Warfare Engineer (Journeyman)Non-degree2008On-Site
Electronic Warfare Engineer CertificateNon-degree2008Distance Education
Electronic Warfare Systems EngineeringMasters1993On-Site
Energy CertificateNon-degree2018Distance Education
Engineering AcousticsMasters2013Distance Education
Engineering AcousticsMasters1973On-Site
Engineering AcousticsResearch Doctorate1982On-Site
Engineering AcousticsMasters2000Distance Education
Engineering Modeling & Simulation CertNon-degree2009On-Site
Engineering Modeling & Simulation CertNon-degree2009Distance Education
Engineering Science (Aerospace Engineering)Masters2013Distance Education
Engineering Science (Astronautical Engineering)Masters1982On-Site
Engineering Science (Computer Engineering)Masters2009On-Site
Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)Masters1982On-Site
Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)Masters1996Distance Education
Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)Masters1950On-Site
Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)Masters1999Distance Education
Engineering SystemsMasters2000Distance Education
Engineering SystemsMasters2000On-Site
Executive Master of Business AdministrationMasters2002Distance Education
Federal/DoD Identity ManagementNon-degree2008On-Site
Guidance, Navigation & Control SystemsNon-degree2009On-Site
Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems CertificateNon-degree2009Distance Education
Healthcare Modeling & SimulationNon-degree2012Distance Education
High-Performance Computer ArchitectureNon-degree2009Distance Education
High-Performance Computer ArchitectureNon-degree2009On-Site
Homeland Security and DefenseNon-degree2008On-Site
Human Systems IntegrationMasters2011Distance Education
Human Systems IntegrationMasters2004On-Site
Human Systems Integration CertificateNon-degree2008Distance Education
Human Systems Integration CertificateNon-degree2008On-Site
Identity Management & Cyber SecurityMasters2010On-Site
Identity Management and Cyber SecurityMasters2013Distance Education
Information SciencesResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Information Strategy and Political WarfareMasters2000On-Site
Information Systems Security EngineeringNon-degree2009On-Site
Information Systems Security EngineeringNon-degree2009Distance Education
Information Technology ManagementMasters2009On-Site
Information Warfare Systems EngineeringMasters1978On-Site
Innovation and DesignNon-degreeDistance Education
Knowledge Superiority (KS) CertificateNon-degree2007Distance Education
Lead Systems IntegratorNon-degree2013Distance Education
Leadership for Public AdministratorsNon-degreeDistance Education
ManagementMasters1962On-Site
Managerial LogisticsNon-degreeDistance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters1978On-Site
Mathematics of Secure Communication CertificateNon-degree2004On-Site
Mechanical Engineer’s DegreeMasters1965On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringMasters1970On-Site
MeteorologyMasters1968On-Site
MeteorologyResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Meteorology & Physical OceanographyMasters1976On-Site
Model-Based Systems EngineeingNon-degreeDistance Education
Modeling Virtual Environments and SimulationMasters1997On-Site
Modeling Virtual Environments and SimulationResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Modeling and Simulation Management CertificateNon-degree2010On-Site
Modeling and Simulation Management CertificateNon-degree2010Distance Education
Naval Nuclear Power SchoolNon-degree2000On-Site
Network Engineering CertificateNon-degree2009Distance Education
Network Engineering CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Network Operations and Technology (Operations) CertificateNon-degree2005Distance Education
Network Operations and Technology (Technology) CertificateNon-degree2005Distance Education
Network Science CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Nuclear OperationsMastersDistance Education
Operations ResearchResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Operations ResearchMasters1965On-Site
Physical OceanographyResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Physical OceanographyMasters1957On-Site
PhysicsMasters1992On-Site
Principles of Analytical ManagementNon-degreeDistance Education
Product DevelopmentMasters2000Distance Education
Professional Master of Business AdministrationMastersDistance Education
Program ManagementMasters1999Distance Education
Regional Security Studies (East Asia and the Indo-Pacific)Non-degree2011On-Site
Regional Security Studies (Europe & Eurasia)Non-degree2011On-Site
Regional Security Studies (Middle East, South Asia, & Sub-Saharan Africa)Non-degree2011On-Site
Regional Security Studies (Western Hemisphere)Non-degree2011On-Site
Reliability & Maintainability Engineering (R&ME)Non-degree2015Distance Education
Remote Sensing IntelligenceMasters2006On-Site
Robotics EngineeringNon-degreeDistance Education
Scientific Computation CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Security StudiesResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Security StudiesMasters1977On-Site
Security Studies (Homeland Security and Defense)Masters2002On-Site
Senior EW Engineer CertificateNon-degree2008Distance Education
Senior EW Engineer CertificateNon-degree2008On-Site
Signal Processing CertificateNon-degree2007On-Site
Signal Processing CertificateNon-degree2007Distance Education
Social Network Analysis, Research , and PracticeNon-degree2020On-Site
Software EngineeringResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Software EngineeringMasters1999On-Site
Software EngineeringMasters1996Distance Education
Space Systems Design CertificateNon-degree2018Distance Education
Space Systems FundamentalsNon-degree2006Distance Education
Space Systems OperationsMasters1982On-Site
Space Systems OperationsMasters2006Distance Education
Space Systems Tactics and OperationsNon-degreeDistance Education
Strategic LeadershipNon-degreeDistance Education
System of SystemsNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems AnalysisMasters2006Distance Education
Systems Analysis CertificateNon-degree2005Distance Education
Systems Capability & DesignNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems EngineeringMasters2000Distance Education
Systems EngineeringResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Systems EngineeringMasters2000On-Site
Systems Engineering AnalysisMasters2000On-Site
Systems Engineering CapstoneNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems Engineering CertificateNon-degree2006On-Site
Systems Engineering CertificateNon-degree2006Distance Education
Systems Engineering ManagementMasters2000Distance Education
Systems Engineering ManagementMasters2018On-Site
Systems Engineering Management CapstoneNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems Integrated DevelopmentNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems Safety EngineeringNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems Technology & AdvancementNon-degreeDistance Education
Systems Technology (Cmd Ctrl Comm)Masters1977On-Site
Systems Test & EvaluationNon-degreeDistance Education
Wireless Network SecurityNon-degree2011Distance Education
Wireless Network SecurityNon-degree2011On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Special Visit
Spring2030Offsite Review
Fall2030Accreditation Visit