Naval Postgraduate School

The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) centralized Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) department is celebrating the fruits of its partnerships - with faculty, staff and students, local government, the state's network system, industry colleagues, other universities and Department of Defense.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The idea for a graduate education program for naval officers first emerged in the late 19th century but, initially, the concept found few advocates.

Education

The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) centralized Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) department is celebrating the fruits of its partnerships - with faculty, staff and students, local government, the state's network system, industry colleagues, other universities and Department of Defense - recently completing the fifth year of the 2003 IT Strategic Plan, The Information Revolution: Planning for Institutional Change.

Research

One of the major goals of the NPS Research Program is provide cost-effective research and unique research laboratory facilities that permit students and faculty to support Navy/DoD needs. NPS provides independent assessments of proposed solutions to military issues, pre-deployment evaluation of new technologies, and combined student-faculty expertise for current research and development programs.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Services

Student services

The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) centralized Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) department is celebrating the fruits of its partnerships - with faculty, staff and students, local government, the state's network system, industry colleagues, other universities and Department of Defense - recently completing the fifth year of the 2003 IT Strategic Plan, The Information Revolution: Planning for Institutional Change.

Housing services

Military housing is available for Service Members with families, single Service Members, at La Mesa and Ord Military Community (OMC); the properties are managed by the Parks at Monterey Bay.

Library services

Dudley Knox Library contributes to learning, research and teaching -- anytime, anywhere -- through relevant and evolving collections, tools, services, and spaces designed for NPS patrons of today and tomorrow.

Student Life

Campus life

Military housing is available for Service Members with families, single Service Members, at La Mesa and Ord Military Community (OMC); the properties are managed by the Parks at Monterey Bay.

Student clubs

  • Chess. Cyber. Cycling.
  • Flying. Golf. International.
  • Makers. Outdoors. Running.
  • Sailing. Vehicle. Skydiving. Wine. Soccer.

Accreditation

NPS is accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a regional collaboration of higher education four-year and graduate institutions. Approximately every 10 years, institutions undergo a review or reaffirmation of accreditation.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a great experience with outstanding lecturers bringing their expertise and experiences. The discussions are valuable and insightful in the sense that most of the students have attained enough practical knowledge in the field. It is my interest to pursue further studies over to achieve a doctorate in a similar discipline.

Monterey, California, United States

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