International Defense Planning Certificate - Curriculum 245

Program Officer

Kenneth Ferguson, CDR, USN

Glasgow Hall Room 336

(831) 656-2067, DSN 756-2067

klfergus@nps.edu

Academic Associate

Thomas-Durell Young, Ph.D.

Code 38, Bldg. 259, Room 220

(831) 656-2011, DSN 756-2011

tdyoung@nps.edu

Brief Overview

The Certificate Program in International Defense Planning is intended to provide international students with a compact introduction to the processes and methods of effective defense planning, as well as analytical tools they can employ to evaluate and improve defense planning in their own countries. Students are required to have completed a Bachelor's degree at an accredited university, and to possess substantial fluency in English, as demonstrated by a minimum total score of 90 on the internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a score of 560 on the written test.

Entry Date

Winter

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
NS3000War in the Modern World

4

0

NS3230Innovation and Adaptation in the Military

4

0

NS3245Comparative Defense Organization and Management

4

0

NS3246Comparative Defense Planning

4

0