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Naval Postgraduate School

Department of Oceanography

Monterey, CA

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Naval Postgraduate School

Overview

Naval Postgraduate School / Department of Oceanography is located in Monterey, CA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physical oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical oceanography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 2
Male (13)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Lagrangian acoustic subsurface technology, naval ocean analysis prediction, nearshore processes, unmanned vehicles, ocean acoustics, turbulence, waves
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,700,000

Location & Contact

Address 833 Dyer Road, Building 232, Room 328
Monterey, CA  93943
United States
Contact Prof. Jeffrey Paduan
Chairman
Email: paduan@nps.edu
Phone: 831-656-3350

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