Royal Canadian navy Lt. Cmdr. Samuel Patchell, walks with a procession of international U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students to Dewey Field at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island, in preparation of a graduation ceremony.
Royal Canadian navy Lt. Cmdr. Samuel Patchell, walks with a procession of international U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students to Dewey Field at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island, in preparation of a graduation ceremony. One-thousand five-hundred eighteen joint military, civilian, and international students graduated from the NWC, June 20, and were recognized for their achievements by Adm. John M. Richardson, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, and Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr., president, NWC, during the ceremony. Graduating students received either a NWC diploma or a Master’s of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. 140620-N-PX557-131 NEWPORT, R.I (June 20, 2014)

Other Academic Opportunities

Beyond our core curriculum and robust electives program we offer a variety of related academic opportunities to enhance your educational experience. These include Regional Study Groups, mentored individual research, and of course the highly regarded Field Studies Program (FSP). These opportunities both complement, and in some cases, are taken in lieu of core or elective offerings. Thought provoking and timely academic conferences and symposia round out your NWC educational experience.

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Individual Advanced Research Projects (ARPs)

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Field Studies Program

The Field Studies Program (FSP) consists of a series of visits and single-day field trips designed to provide NSC students with a balanced understanding of U.S. society, institutions, and culture.

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Conferences & Symposia

Our conferences run the gambit from the annual capstone Current Strategy Forum to the biennial International Seapower Symposium attended by the leaders of many of the world’s navies.

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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 including a Field Studies program.

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Field Studies Program

The Field Studies Program is designed to meet the requirements of the Navy’s International Program Office, the Joint Security Cooperation Education and Training (JSCET) Manual and DoD Field Studies Program Guidance.

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