EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DISTANCE/LEARNING DEGREE PROGRAM FOR SEPTEMBER 2006

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SUBJ/EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DISTANCE/LEARNING
DEGREE PROGRAM FOR SEPTEMBER 2006//


GENTEXT/REMARKS/
1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE NEXT CONVENING OF THE EXECUTIVE 
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EMBA) PROGRAM IN THE NORFOLK
AND SAN DIEGO FLEET CONCENTRATION AREAS (FCA) AND SATELLITE 
SITES BEGINNING IN SEP 06.
2. THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS) DEFENSE-FOCUSED EMBA IS A 
24-MONTH NAVY-FUNDED PART-TIME GRADUATE PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES A 
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION. THE PROGRAM IS TARGETED FOR
MID TO SENIOR GRADE ACTIVE DUTY UNRESTRICTED LINE (URL) OFFICERS
(O4 SELECT, O4 AND O5), UNABLE TO ATTEND NPS RESIDENTIAL GRADUATE
PROGRAMS. ALL NON-URL OFFICERS (O4 SELECT, O4 AND O5) AND 
CIVILIANS 
(GS-13 AND GS-14) WHO APPLY WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION INTO 
THE PROGRAM ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS, WITH OFFICERS HAVING 
PRIORITY.
3. THE PROGRAM BEGINS WITH A ONE-WEEK TAD RESIDENT PROGRAM AT THE
NPS CAMPUS IN MONTEREY, CA. OFFICIAL TRAVEL ORDERS AND FUNDING FOR
TAD TRAVEL WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE STUDENT'S PARENT COMMAND. 
DURING THE RESIDENT WEEK, STUDENTS WILL TAKE A TWO CREDIT HOUR 
COURSE IN MANAGING TEAMS. THE NPS PROGRAM IS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK
OF 11-15 SEP 06. A BLOCK OF ROOMS HAS BEEN RESERVED AT THE NAVY 
LODGE MONTEREY FOR ALL ATTENDEES, AND BUS TRANSPORTATION WILL BE 
PROVIDED TO AND FROM DAILY CLASSES AT THE NPS CAMPUS TO MINIMIZE 
COSTS.
4. NPS FACULTY WILL USE VIDEO TELECONFERENCING (VTC), THE INTERNET,
AND OTHER DISTANCE LEARNING MODES TO TEACH THE FOLLOW-ON COURSES. 
STUDENTS WILL MEET IN VTC-CAPABLE CLASSROOMS ONCE A WEEK DURING 
NORMAL DUTY HOURS FOR SIX TO SEVEN HOURS OF INSTRUCTION, TAKING TWO
CLASSES PER QUARTER FOR EIGHT QUARTERS. STUDENTS ENTER THE EMBA 
PROGRAM AS A COHORT AND WILL TAKE ALL COURSES TOGETHER AS A 
LEARNING TEAM. OCCASIONAL ABSENCES DUE TO TAD/MISSION REQUIREMENTS 
ARE FACTORED INTO THE COURSE PLANNING; HOWEVER, ALL STUDENTS MUST 
RECOGNIZE THAT ATTENDING CLASSES WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE COHORTS IS 
MANDATORY TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. VTC 
INSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN DURING THE WEEK OF 25 SEP 06. CLASS 
SCHEDULES WILL BE POSTED ON THE EMBA WEB SITE ONCE CONFIRMED.
5. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE FROM AN
ACCREDITED FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, A 2.6 OR GREATER GRADE 
POINT AVERAGE, DEPARTMENT HEAD OR MID-LEVEL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE, 
STRONG POTENTIAL FOR PROMOTION, AND FULL COMMAND SUPPORT. 
GRADUATEMANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST IS NOT REQUIRED. PRIORITY WILL
BE GIVEN TO OFFICERS WHO DO NOT HOLD A GRADUATE DEGREE FUNDED USING
DOD ASSISTANCE. INDIVIDUALS DESIRING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM
MUST BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE FULL 24-MONTH PROGRAM IN SAN DIEGO, 
NORFOLK, OR SATELLITE SITES, AS APPROPRIATE. GRADUATES WILL BE 
AWARDED AN EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE FROM 
NPS. ADDITIONALLY, OFFICERS WILL BE ASSIGNED A 3100P SUBSPECIALTY
CODE, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - DEFENSE FOCUS.
6. OFFICERS PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROGRAM SHALL AGREE TO REMAIN ON
ACTIVE DUTY FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF GRADUATE STUDIES (OR AFTER 
DISENROLLING FROM THE PROGRAM) FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO THREE TIMES 
THE NUMBER OF MONTHS OF EDUCATION COMPLETED, UP TO A MAXIMUM 
OBLIGATION OF 36 MONTHS. THIS OBLIGATION IS DISCHARGED CONCURRENTLY
WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE OBLIGATION ALREADY INCURRED. THIS AGREEMENT
DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE NAVY TO RETAIN THE OFFICER ON ACTIVE DUTY. 
IF AN OFFICER FAILS TO COMPLETE THE PERIOD OF ACTIVE DUTY SPECIFIED
IN THE AGREEMENT, SUCH OFFICER WILL REIMBURSE THE U.S. GOVERNMENT 
FOR COST OF THE EDUCATION RECEIVED, PRORATED FOR THE OBLIGATED TIME
SERVED. SIMILAR SERVICE OBLIGATION AND REIMBURSEMENT PROVISIONS 
APPLY TO CIVILIANS ADMITTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. CIVILIANS
WILL SIGN A CONTINUED SERVICE AGREEMENT ACCORDING TO THE CODE OF 
FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE V CFR SECTION 410.309(B)(2), THAT 
REQUIRES A PERIOD OF SERVICE THAT IS EQUAL TO AT LEAST THREE TIMES
THE LENGTH OF THE PROGRAM.
7. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 21 JUL 06 FOR THE SEP COHORT. SUBMIT
APPLICATIONS WITH COMMAND ENDORSEMENT IN THE FORMAT PROVIDED ON 
THE EMBA WEB SITE LOCATED AT WWW.NPS.NAVY.MIL/GSBPP/EMBA. FAX 
NUMBER FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSION IS (831) 656-3630/DSN 756. 
NOTE: MILITARY PERSONNEL MUST PROVIDE A STATEMENT FROM THEIR 
DETAILER (EMAIL TRAFFIC SUFFICES) THAT CONFIRMS THEIR PROJECTED
ROTATION DATE WILL ACCOMMODATE THE 24-MONTH EMBA PERIOD OF 
INSTRUCTION AT THE COHORT SITE. THIS STATEMENT WILL BE PART OF THE
APPLICATION PACKAGE. AVIATION OFFICERS (DESIGNATORS 1310/5 AND 
1320/5) WHO APPLY WILL BE REVIEWED AS A GROUP BY THEIR PERS-43 
DETAILERS AND DO NOT HAVE TO SUBMIT THE INDIVIDUAL DETAILER 
STATEMENT.
8. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NPS EMBA CAN BE FOUND AT THE ABOVE 
WEB SITE OR BY EMAILING EMBA@NPS.EDU. ALL POTENTIAL EMBA APPLICANTS
ARE ALSO STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT AN ON-LINE INTEREST FORM 
AVAILABLE VIA A LINK FROM THE EMBA WEB PAGE AT THE EARLIEST 
OPPORTUNITY.
9. POC: PROGRAM OFFICE AT (831) 656-2562/DSN 7576, OR EMAIL AT 
EMBA@NPS.EDU.
10. RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//
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