Combination covers representative of several international navies and coast guards sit on display at NWC's 14th Regional Alumni Symposium held at the Peruvian Naval Academy in LaPunta-Callao, Peru.
Combination covers representative of several international navies and coast guards sit on display at NWC's 14th Regional Alumni Symposium held at the Peruvian Naval Academy in LaPunta-Callao, Peru. The three-day event, hosted in partnership with the Peruvian Naval War College, brings together 65 NWC alumni from 21 North American, Latin American and Caribbean nations to discuss common challenges in the region. 170322-N-ZD845-056, LA PUNTA-CALLAO, Peru (March 22, 2017)

Naval Staff College

The Naval Staff College is a professional development program designed for intermediate officers from navies around the world. Each year, we bring together a group of distinguished professionals from diverse cultures who share maritime traditions, experiences, and challenges. Our graduates increase rank in their respective navies, and more than 136 have become chiefs of service.

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Naval Staff College Diploma Program

Core Curriculum

You’ll hone your strategic, analytical, and management skills through three core subject areas: national security decision making, strategy and war, 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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