Graduates earn 2,486 degrees, certificates from Naval Postgraduate School


About 30.1 percent of the 2,486 degrees and certificates handed out by Naval Postgraduate School in 2017-18 were to students in military technologies and applied sciences programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Monterey conferred 680 certificates and 67 master's degrees in military technologies and applied sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in "other" military technologies and applied sciences. Data shows the school gave out 575 certificates in "other" military technologies and applied sciences, followed by 271 master's degrees in general business administration and management and 215 master's degrees in national security policy studies.

The school enrolled 2,704 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in 2704 programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other
15
575
590
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
5
65
70
Undersea Warfare
10
26
36
Information/Psychological Warfare and Military Media Relations
28
-
28
Military Systems and Maintenance Technology, Other
-
8
8
Engineering Acoustics
4
2
6
Combat Systems Engineering
1
4
5
Joint Command/Task Force (C3, C4I) Systems
4
-
4
Intelligence, General
-
-
-
Command & Control (C3, C4I) Systems and Operations
-
-
-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
67
680
747
30.1
Systems Engineering
215
158
373
Operations Research
78
74
152
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
28
43
71
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
63
-
63
Mechanical Engineering
35
-
35
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
16
-
16
Computer Hardware Engineering
-
11
11
Engineering Science
7
-
7
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
-
6
6
Computer Software Engineering
-
-
-
Engineering total
442
292
734
29.5
Business Administration and Management, General
271
-
271
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
11
21
32
Project Management
11
-
11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
293
21
314
12.6
National Security Policy Studies
216
60
276
Social Sciences, General
-
14
14
Social Sciences total
216
74
290
11.7
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
15
166
181
Computer Science
34
-
34
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
7
14
21
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
18
-
18
Network and System Administration/Administrator
11
-
11
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
-
-
Information Technology
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
85
180
265
10.7
Critical Infrastructure Protection
91
-
91
Homeland Security
-
-
-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
91
-
91
3.7
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
16
-
16
Meteorology
1
3
4
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
2
-
2
Physics, General
2
-
2
Acoustics
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
21
3
24
1
Applied Mathematics, General
12
7
19
Mathematics and Statistics total
12
7
19
0.8
Computational Science
-
2
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
2
2
0.1

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