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Naval Postgraduate School

Department of Physics

Monterey, CA

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Naval Postgraduate School

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics
Master of Science (MS) Engineering acoustics
Master of Science (MS) Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering acoustics
Master of Science (MS) Combat systems technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

117
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.98%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 5.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.84%

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 1
Male (28)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Acoustics, free electron laser, sensors, weapons and effects
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,400,000

Location & Contact

Address 1 University Circle, Room M10
Monterey, CA  93943
United States
Contact Dr. Andres Larraza
Chairman
Email: larraza@nps.edu
Phone: 831-656-3007

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