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DL Program Announcements



Systems Engineering Non-Resident Master's Degree with a System of Systems Focus
Commencing 27 September 2016 (Cohort 311-171G)

The Naval Postgraduate School’s Department of Systems Engineering is pleased to announce the offering of this two year Systems Engineering Non-Resident Master’s degree program. The program is open to permanent civilian members of the Army Acquisition workforce who meet USAASC Army DACM Office eligibility requirements.

USAASC (U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center) Application Details



Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management (SEM-PD21)

The Naval Postgraduate School Department of Systems Engineering is pleased to announce this year’s offering of the Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management (SEM) distance learning (DL) program offered in partnership with MIT’s “Educational Consortium for Leadership in Product Development in the 21st Century” (PD21) commencing 12 September 2016. Deadline for application is 15 June 2016.

Read the full 721-171_Announcement (zip) here.




Master of Human Systems Integration (359) and Human Systems Integration Certificate (262)

Commencing September 2016

The Naval Postgraduate School is pleased to announce open registration for the nation's premier distance learning Master of Human Systems Integration (HSI) degree program and the Human Systems Integration Certificate program. Both programs are open to all federal government employees (military and civilian) and defense contractor employees (on a space available basis). Application deadline is 12 August 2016.

For more information, visit the websites below or contact humansys@nps.edu.

Read the full Announcement (PDF) here.

View Human Systems Integration Certificate program page.


Master of Systems Analysis (363) and Systems Analysis Certificate (281)
The Naval Postgraduate School's Department of Operations Research is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for its distance learning Master of Systems Analysis (MSA) degree (curriculum 363), and its distance learning Systems Analysis Certificate (curriculum 281) offered in partnership with the Chief of Naval Operations. Both the degree program and the certificate program begin the week of 26 September 2016. The programs are primarily targeted to Navy Unrestricted Line Officers (URL), and are also open to other uniformed officers, federal civilians, and defense contractor civilians when space is available. These programs are designed to prepare students to apply critical thinking and analytical skills to support key decisions in both operational and staff assignments.

Deadline for application is 5 August 2016. For more information, visit the websites below or contact the NPS Student Coordinator at CED3StudCoord@nps.edu, the Academic Associate, Dr. Steve Pilnick at spilnick@nps.edu, or the NPS Distributed Program Office in San Diego, CAPT Craig Turley, USN, Ret. at cwturley@nps.edu.

Read the full MSA & SA Certificate Announcement here.

View Systems Analysis Certificate program page.

UPDATE - USMC Participation in NPS DL Programs

The newly established Distance Learning Panel's (DLP) mission is to further professional and formal development needed for critical occupations across all functional areas and to prepare Marines for global operations and deployments. The purpose of MARADMIN 320/13 is to solicit applicants for advanced degree distance learning (AD-DL) and certificate distance learning (C-DL) programs administered through the Naval Postgraduate School. For more information, read MARADMIN 320/13 here.