Completion of Our Program
Intermediate resident officers in CNCS will complete a robust program of academic core courses and electives, as well as professional development. Upon completion you will receive a Master of Arts in Defense and Strategic Studies degree and JPME Phase I credit.
Exams, Grades, and Academic Work
NWC is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education to award resident U.S. graduates of CNCS with a Master of Arts degree. The college is also accredited by the chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff to award JPME Phase I credit for this intermediate level program.
Professional Military Education Outcomes
This course, taught to students is designed to support the following Intermediate Level Professional Military Education outcomes:
- Skilled in applying operational art to maritime, joint, interagency, and multinational warfighting
- Skilled in the Joint/Navy Planning Process
- Capable of critical thought with operational perspectives
- Prepared for operational level leadership challenges
- Effective maritime spokespersons