Cost Estimating and Analysis Certificate (DL) - Curriculum 289

Program Manager

Daniel Nussbaum, Ph.D.

Code OR/Glasgow, Room 242

(831) 656-2387, DSN 756-2387

danussba@nps.edu

Greg Mislick, Senior Lecturer

Code OR/Glasgow Hall, Room 202

(831) 656-3113, DSN 756-3113

gmislick@nps.edu

Brief Overview

The Cost Estimating and Analysis certificate program is a distance learning, graduate-level, non-degree program designed to provide cost estimating and analysis training to Navy and other DoD personnel. The program consists of four courses delivered one per quarter via distance learning over a one-year period.

Requirements for Entry

A baccalaureate degree is required. Recent completion (within five years) of mathematics through single variable differential and integral calculus is considered minimal preparation. Prior course work in probability and statistics, including regression is essential for successful completion of the certificate. An academic profile code (APC) of 335 is required.

Program Length

Four quarters

Graduate Certificate Requirements

Requirements for the graduate-level certificate in Cost Estimating and Analysis are met by successful completion of all four required courses.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
OS3006Operations Research for Cost Analysts

3

0

 

OS3701Cost Estimation I: Methods and Techniques

3

0

-or-

OA4702Cost Estimation

4

0

 

OS4702Cost Estimation II: Advanced Concepts in Cost Estimating

3

0

OS4012Cost Estimation III: Risk and Uncertainty Analysis

3

0