Senior EW Engineer Academic Certificate Program

Certificate #294

Est.imated Completion Time: 9 months

Starts: Spring, Summer

Subspecialty Code: 5310L

Program Area: Combat Systems, Naval Engineering

POC: Academic Associate

Modality: Distance Learning


Provides students an understanding of advanced topics commonly found in EW. Among them are signature control (stealth) and low probability of intercept techniques for radar and electronic warfare. This program provides a mixture of instruction and computer-based laboratory exercises that offer students the opportunity to explore concepts and investigate applications in the electronic warfare area.

Courses Required

Quarter Course
Quarter 1 Choose one of the following:
  • EC3615
  • EC3630
Quarter 2 Choose one of the following:
  • EC3700
  • EC4685
Quarter 3 Choose one of the following:
  • EC4615
  • EC4630

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 592

Requirements for Entry

  • Acceptance by the ECE Department: Entrance to the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum at the Naval Postgraduate School is through a three-part requirement consisting of a minimum grade point average at the undergraduate level, a sufficient mathematics background, and a sufficient background in technical undergraduate studies. Applicants with a B.S.E.E. degree usually will satisfy the last two requirements automatically.
  • Command/Company endorsement.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, student will have the skills and abilities required to: 1) analyze, 2) design, and 3) evaluate systems involving: advanced radar topics, radar cross-section concepts, radiowave propagation, communications, and/or electronic warfare and apply these skills in a military systems environment.

Application Information

Applications are handled by the NPS Admissions Office. Please visit the admissions website or contact them at

Tuition & Service Obligation

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Other Information

The three-course sequence is extracted from the current set of graduate courses required to complete the Sensor Systems Engineering specialization track offered by the ECE Department.

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