EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DISTANCE LEARNING DEGREE PROGRAM FOR SEPTEMBER 2010

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SUBJ/EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DISTANCE LEARNING 
DEGREE PROGRAM FOR SEPTEMBER 2010//



REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/061710Z AUG 07//

AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 195/07, OFFICER GRADUATE EDUCATION SERVICE 
OBLIGATION.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE SOLICITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 
THE SEPTEMBER2010 DISTANCE LEARNING EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS 
ADMINISTRATION
(EMBA) PROGRAM.  THE PROGRAM WILL BE TAUGHT IN THE NORFOLK AND SAN 
DIEGO FLEET CONCENTRATION AREAS (FCA), PENSACOLA, PATUXENT RIVER, 
LEMOORE, JACKSONVILLE, WASHINGTON NAVY YARD AND OTHER SATELLITE SITES.

2.  THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS) DEFENSE-FOCUSED EMBA IS A 24-
MONTH, NAVY-FUNDED,PART-TIME GRADUATE PROGRAM THAT HAS A RESOURCE 
MANAGEMENT FOCUS.  THE PROGRAM IS TARGETED FOR MIDDLE TO SENIOR GRADE 
ACTIVE DUTY OFFICERS (O-4 (SELECT), O-4, AND O-5), WHOSE CAREER PATHS 
PRECLUDE IN-RESIDENT NPS GRADUATE PROGRAMS.  SUPERVISORY CIVILIANS (GS-
13 AND ABOVE) 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 TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY (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 30 AUGUST 2010 - 3 SEPTEMBER 2010.  A BLOCK OF ROOMS HAVE 
BEEN RESERVED AT THE NAVY LODGE, MONTEREY, FOR ALL ATTENDEES.  BUS 
TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED TO AND FROM DAILY CLASSES AT THE NPS 
CAMPUS TO MINIMIZE COSTS.

4.  NPS FACULTY USES VIDEO TELECONFERENCING (VTC), INTERNET, AND OTHER 
DISTANCE LEARNING MODES TO TEACH THE FOLLOW-ON COURSES.  STUDENTS 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.  ALL STUDENTS MUST RECOGNIZE 
THAT ATTENDING CLASSES WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE COHORT IS MANDATORY TO 
COMPLETE THE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.  VTC INSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN DURING 
THE WEEK OF 27 SEPTEMBER 2010.  DAYS FOR SCHEDULED CLASSES WILL BE 
POSTED ON THE EMBA WEB SITE WHEN CONFIRMED.

5.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE FROM AN 
ACCREDITED FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE
(APC) OF 245 (2.6 GPA OR HIGHER ON A FOUR POINT SCALE AND TWO OR MORE 
PRE-CALCULUS COURSES WITH A GRADE AVERAGE OF B OR BETTER.  OFFICIAL 
TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE FORWARDED TO DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS FOR EVALUATION), 
DEPARTMENT HEAD OR SIMILAR MID-LEVEL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE, STRONG 
POTENTIAL FOR PROMOTION AND FULL COMMAND ENDORSEMENT.  THE GRADUATE 
MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST (GMAT) IS NOT REQUIRED.  INDIVIDUALS DESIRING 
TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM MUST HAVE PROJECTED ROTATION DATES
(PRD) THAT ALLOW THEM TO COMPLETE THE FULL 24 MONTH PROGRAM AT THEIR 
SELECTED LOCATION.  GRADUATES WILL BE AWARDED AN EMBA DEGREE FROM NPS.
ADDITIONALLY, OFFICERS WILL BE ASSIGNED A 3100P SUBSPECIALTY CODE, 
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - DEFENSE FOCUS.

6.  PER REF A, OFFICERS PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROGRAM SHALL AGREE TO 
REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF GRADUATE STUDIES FOR A 
PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.  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.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CIVILIANS ARE ADMITTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE 
BASIS.
CIVILIANS MUST AGREE TO CONTINUE EMPLOYMENT WITH THE NAVY.  THEY MUST 
SIGN A CONTINUED SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THEIR COMMAND IN ACCORDANCE 
WITH TITLE V CFR SECTION 410.309(B), CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, WHICH 
REQUIRES A PERIOD OF SERVICE EQUAL TO AT LEAST THREE TIMES THE LENGTH 
OF THE PROGRAM.

7.  APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 30 JUNE 2010 FOR THE SEPTEMBER COHORT.
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS WITH COMMAND ENDORSEMENT IN THE FORMAT PROVIDED ON 
THE EMBA WEB SITE LOCATED AT WWW.NPS.EDU/ACADEMICS/GSBPP/EMBA.
FAX NUMBER FOR SUBMISSION IS (831) 656-3630/DSN 756.

8.  ALL EMBA APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ON-LINE APPLICATION AVAILABLE 
VIA A LINK FROM THE EMBA HOME WEB PAGE AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY, BUT 
NOT LATER THAN 30 JUNE 2010.

9.  POINT OF CONTACT:
- NPS PROGRAM OFFICE, AT (831) 656-2562/DSN 756, OR E-MAIL AT 
EMBA(AT)NPS.EDU.

10.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE B. EASTER, N1B.  MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.//

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