One thousand, six hundred and six joint military, civilian and international students graduated from U.S. Naval War College (NWC) during a ceremony held at NWC’s Dewey Field in Newport, Rhode Island.
One thousand, six hundred and six joint military, civilian and international students graduated from U.S. Naval War College (NWC) during a ceremony held at NWC’s Dewey Field in Newport, Rhode Island. Graduates were recognized for their achievements by Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, and Rear Adm. P. Gardner Howe III, president, NWC, and received either a NWC diploma or a Master’s of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. NEWPORT, RI (June 19, 2015)

Naval Staff College Outcomes

Upon completion of the NWC Naval Staff College program you will receive a NWC diploma. Additionally, the President of the Naval War College will send a letter of completion to the Chief of your Navy.

The outcome is an active cadre of alumni, who as senior leaders and decision makers use their understanding and personal relationships to build trust and confidence that enhances cooperation, increases access, improves interoperability, and positively influences strategic decision making throughout the world.

NSC Program

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Completion of NCC

Upon completion of this course, the President of the Naval War College will send a letter of completion to the Chief of your Navy. This end of course letter will report on your accomplishments and professional contribution to the NWC community during your year of study.

Exams, Grades, and Academic Work

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Field Studies Program

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Field Studies Program

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Electives

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Grades

As an NSC student, you will not receive letter grades for your work.  Your professional pride and commitment to your navy should provide motivation for you to study hard and share your knowledge.

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Furthering your education

Salve Regina University (SRU) in Newport will apply NWC academic credits toward a master of arts degree there.  Additional courses can be completed either at SRU night school or via distance education.  SRU will brief specifics of their program during orientation.

Attending SRU & Outcomes

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Beginning in Academic Year 2017-2018, up to ten NSC students can work towards a Master of Arts degree in Defense and Strategic Studies. Contact the Naval Staff College at nsc@usnwc.edu or (401) 841-2010 for details of this program.

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Other Academic Opportunities

Beyond our core curriculum and robust electives program we offer a variety of related academic opportunities to enhance your educational experience.

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Naval Staff College Diploma

International Officers in the Naval Staff College complete a robust program of academic core courses and electives, as well as professional development.

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Core Curriculum

The Naval War College has three core teaching departments: Strategy and Policy, National Security Affairs, and Joint Military Operations, each with separate faculty.

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News, Media, & Events

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Issues in National Security: Feral Cities

Apr. 24, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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