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NPS Doctoral Studies

 

FY24 Doctoral Studies Program
 
The Doctoral Studies Program provides advanced education opportunities to top community talent in order to meet the Navy's highest priority validated requirements.  Community panels will select participants from the pool of applicants to complete their Doctorate degree at Naval Postgraduate School. Opportunities available are: 

​Curriculum

​Subspecialty

​Designators

​Electronic Systems Engineering

53XXD

1810

Combat Systems

5700

14XX

Computer Science and System Designs

6203

1840

Oceanography Operational Sciences

6402

​1800

Meteorology Operational Sciences

6403

1800

 

 

Those selected must be available to start their studies no later than September 2024. 
 
Those interested must submit applications to both Navy Personnel Command and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).
 
Applications for community selection must be prepared in accordance with OPNAVINST 1520.23C, enclosure (4).  The deadline for submission is September 4, 2023.  Members must contact their detailer to discuss their eligibility for the program and request the detailer statement discussed in the instruction.  Completed packages can be submitted by DoD SAFE or encrypted email to pers-440_submit.fct@navy.mil, or standard mail.  Those sending encrypted emails are strongly encouraged to establish two-way, digitally signed email communication with the account in order to ensure attached files can be decrypted.  Standard mail must be received by the deadline, and can be sent to:
 
Navy Personnel Command
Customer Service Center
FY23 Doctoral Studies Program Screening Board (PERS-443)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN, 38055-4330
 
To complete the NPS application, please visit https://nps.edu/web/admissions/apply.  Requirements for applying can be found at https://nps.edu/web/admissions/programs. Please refer questions about the NPS applications to admissions@nps.edu

 
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