255: Great Power Competition Certificate - NPS Online
Great Power Competition Certificate
Starts: Winter, Summer
Program Area: Global Security and Strategic Competition
POC: Academic Associate
Sponsor/AOR: NPS Makalapa
Modality: Distance Learning
The Certificate Program in Great Power Competition (GPC) will provide students timely academic knowledge on the political and strategic challenges posed for the United States by the emergence of GPC with China and its re-emergence with Russia. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to analyze the factors shaping the new era of geopolitical competition among the major powers and potential U.S. responses across all dimensions of power, including diplomacy, economic competition, influence campaigns, and traditional military force.
The following are eligible for this offering:
- Naval Officers
- Naval Enlisted
- Non-Naval Officers
- Non-Naval Enlisted
- DON Civilians
- DOD Civilians
- Non-DOD Federal Employees
- To understand the nature of great power competition historically and its current manifestations.
- To understand the core motivations behind Chinese and Russian political, economic, and military policies, as well as the challenges they pose to the United States.
- To understand the tools China and Russia use to further their interests in various regions of the world outside their borders and in critical competitive domains, such as cyberspace.
- To understand the range of possible U.S. and allied responses to Chinese and Russian behavior.
Tuition & Service Obligation
For information regarding tuition, please contact this offering’s POC at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the NPS Tuition office at email@example.com.
For information regarding service obligation, please visit the Admissions Office’s Eligibility/Service Obligation page.
27 Mar 2023
Spring quarter instruction begins
29 May 2023
06 Jun 2023
Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony