Students of U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) 2017 graduating class participate in a commencement ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Students of U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) 2017 graduating class participate in a commencement ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island. The graduating class of 2017 included 423 resident students of the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, federal civilian employees and 105 international students. Additionally, 1,079 students completed coursework through NWC’s College of Distance Education programs. 170616-N-CV398-070 NEWPORT, R.I. (June 16, 2017)

Naval Command College

U.S. Naval War College welcomes senior officers from navies around the world to its Naval Command College (NCC). Since its founding in 1956, more than 2,100 officers from 91 nations have completed the program, with more than half reaching flag rank. NCC alumni include ministers of defense, ambassadors, heads of state, and heads of services.

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Naval Command College Program

Core Curriculum

You’ll hone your strategic, analytical, and management skills through three core subject areas: national security decision making, strategy and policy, and joint military operations.

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Elective Courses

We encourage our International students to enrich their experience with electives. You’ll have hundreds to choose from, on topics ranging from science and technology to history and geography.

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Field Studies Program

One of our program pillars is understanding the diversity of American life. Our Field Studies Program will take you to cities across the United States, and you’ll participate in cultural experiences from a New England clam bake to exploring our nation’s capital.

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