The Naval Postgraduate School is a graduate university offering master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and international partners.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.
STRATEGIC PLANS AND GOALS
Transform NPS students through excellent education programs consisting of relevant and innovative instruction and research experiences.
Build and maintain excellence in instruction and research in their faculty.
Leverage the opportunities created by sponsored activities to benefit the education of naval students.
Relentlessly pursue organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
Approx $100 million in sponsored research funding
Research programs are aligned to NPS curricula
NPS research is valuable to improving the security of the U.S.
FACULTY & STAFF
228 Tenure Track Faculty
384 Non-Tenure Track Faculty
35 Military Faculty
348 GS/Wage Grade staff members
Staff at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have experience in