244: Advanced Contract Management Certificate - NPS Online
The Advanced Contract Management Certificate is a graduate academic certificate program available to NPS resident and distance learning students. Designed for students interested in advanced concepts of Contract Management. This certificate supports continuous acquisition reform initiatives mandated by Congress and senior leaders and also supports initiatives to educate operational warfighters in the business of contract management. The certificate contributes to Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification in the Contract Management career field in conjunction with the Basic Contract Management Certificate.
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Requirements for Entry
- Baccalaureate degree defined in section 4.2 of the Academic Council policy manual
Students will learn:
- Fundamentals of major Congressional statutes, agency policies and regulations, and legal precedents which govern Federal contract management.
- DoD's major weapon systems contracting policies, processes, procedures, and practices with a primary focus on the contract management processes used to acquire defense weapon systems for the DoD.
- Federal Government and DoD acquisition and contracting policies with a primary focus on senior acquisition and contracting leader critical thinking and decision-making.
- DoD's major services contracting policies, processes, procedures, and practices to include performance-based services contracting (PBSC). Primary focus is on the contract management processes used to acquire complex services for the DoD.
Tuition & Service Obligation
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For information regarding service obligation, please visit the Admissions Office’s Eligibility/Service Obligation page.
Requirements for the Basic Contract Management Certificate are met by successful completion of the four courses and graduate credit is obtained by maintenance of 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. DL students will have three years to complete the course requirements.
25 Sep 2023
Winter quarter applications due
08 Jan 2024
Spring Quarter applications due
01 Apr 2024
Summer Quarter applications due