Graduate Certificate in Space Nuclear Command, Control & Communications
Naval Postgraduate School

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Space Nuclear Command, Control & Communications (NC3) program is primarily designed for cross-service military officers and government civilians who are part of the US strategic nuclear triad or associated systems and programs or who are in NC3 strategic decision-making organizations.  The program aims to provide a basic foundation to understand Space capabilities and their integration into the U.S. NC3 architecture involving networks, sensors, and communication fundamentals relevant to strategic nuclear operations, deterrence, and assurance.  You will learn about various nuclear systems and communication nodes to the technical level and about the NC3 system basic modes of operation in various scenarios.  Graduates are prepared to make informed recommendations about NC3 system updates based on design principles, lessons learned, deterrence needs, and new technology.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Naval Postgraduate School is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Must be a Federal employee or military service commissioned officer