738: Master of Science in Nuclear Operations - NPS Online
Master of Science in Nuclear Operations
Master’s Degree #738
Est.imated Completion Time: 3 years
Program Area: Space Technology and Operations
POC: Academic Associate
Modality: Distance Learning
The Nuclear Operations curriculum is designed to be completed via distance learning and is designed to provide students with knowledge of nuclear operations such as nuclear deterrence and assurance, nuclear weapons effects, nuclear command, control and communications (NC3), space-based systems used for early warning and communications, nuclear platforms, nuclear command and control (NC2), nuclear policy and nuclear non-proliferation. There are many tracks available in this curriculum, so students will complete 24 credit hours from the Naval Postgraduate School as well as one 12-credit (3 or 4 course) pre-approved nuclear operations-related certificate from either The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Harvard University Extension School, or equivalent courses from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Security clearance: Secret
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The following are eligible for this offering:
- Naval Officers
- Naval Enlisted
- Non-Naval Officers
- Non-Naval Enlisted
- DON Civilians
- DOD Civilians
- Defense Contractors
- Non-DOD Federal Employees
- State and Local Government Employees
- US Civilians
- Secret security clearance
- Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, with an APC of 255 (Bachelor's degree GPA of 2.6 or higher)
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Tuition & Service Obligation
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All students will complete a thesis or capstone project as approved by the academic group.
29 May 2023
06 Jun 2023
Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony
09 Jun 2023
Spring quarter last day of classes