Academic Organization

The Naval Postgraduate School has several academic departments as well as research and education institutes and centers. Institutes and centers provide groups of faculty an additional structure for collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and research activities. The Naval Postgraduate School also has a number of interdisciplinary committees and groups that oversee and advise education programs.


Applied Mathematics

Computer Science

Defense Analysis

Defense Management

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Information Sciences


Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

National Security Affairs


Operations Research


Systems Engineering

Groups and Committees

Cyber Academic Group

Data Science and Analytics Academic Group
Energy Academic Group

Engineering Acoustics Academic Committee

Space Systems Academic Group

Undersea Warfare Academic Group

Institutes and Centers

Center for Executive Education

Center for Homeland Defense and Security