FY-08 GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES AT MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

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R 281812Z DEC 07
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TO NAVADMIN
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UNCLAS //N01520//
NAVADMIN 362/07
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SUBJ/FY-08 GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES AT MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF 
TECHNOLOGY AND WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE FY-08 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF 
TECHNOLOGY (MIT)/WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION (WHOI) MASTERS 
DEGREE PROGRAM.  THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR AN OFFICER TO 
EARN A MASTERS DEGREE IN OCEANOGRAPHY THROUGH THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN 
THESE PRESTIGIOUS LEARNING INSTITUTIONS.
2.  THE SELECTEE WILL RETAIN HIS/HER DESIGNATOR UPON GRADUATION AND 
WILL BE AWARDED THE 6402P SUB-SPECIALTY CODE (OPERATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHY) 
AFTER FULLY SATISFYING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS SUBSPECIALTY CODE. 
THE PROGRAM TYPICALLY REQUIRES 24-27 MONTHS TO COMPLETE.
3.  ELIGIBILITY AND PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
    A.  FOR THE FY-08 PROGRAM, ELIGIBILITY IS RESTRICTED TO LT/LCDR 
RESTRICTED LINE (RL) OFFICERS FROM THE 180X COMMUNITY. 
    B.  ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE (APC) OF 012 OR HIGHER IS RECOMMENDED.
    C.  GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE) WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.
GRE SCORES OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS HAVE GENERALLY EXCEEDED VERBAL 650, 
QUANTITATIVE 650, AND ANALYTICAL WRITING 4.0.
    D.  MUST MEET THE ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF MIT/WHOI.
    E.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO REPORT TO MIT/WHOI IN MID JUN 08.
    F.  MUST SUBMIT APPLICATION AND GRE RESULTS TO MIT/WHOI TO ARRIVE 
NO LATER THAN 15 JAN 08.  MIT/WHOI PROGRAM OFFICE ADDRESS IS:
        JOINT PROGRAM OFFICE ROOM 54-911
        MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
        77 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
        CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
4.  APPLICANTS MUST CONTACT THEIR DETAILER FOR COUNSELING ON THE CAREER 
IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE MIT/WHOI PROGRAM AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR 
FUTURE ASSIGNMENTS.  FOR CONSIDERATION, DETAILER ENDORSEMENTS MUST BE 
INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION PACKAGE AUTHORIZING TIMELY RELEASE TO THE 
MIT/WHOI PROGRAM IF SELECTED.  ENDORSEMENTS SHOULD ADDRESS EACH OF THE 
FOLLOWING AREAS:  CURRENT TOUR IMPACT, OVERALL INDIVIDUAL CAREER IMPACT, 
PROJECTED ROTATION DATE, RELIEF CONCERNS AND IMPACT ON NEEDS OF THE 
COMMUNITY.
5.  A COPY OF THE APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF DETAILER AND 
COMMANDING OFFICER CONCURRENCE TO DETACH IN TIME TO REPORT TO MIT/WHOI 
IN JUN 08, MUST BE SENT BY 15 JAN 08 TO:
     OFFICE OF THE OCEANOGRAPHER OF THE NAVY (CNO N84)
     ATTN  DR. WAYNE ESTABROOKS
     US NAVAL OBSERVATORY BLDG 1
     3450 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NW
     WASHINGTON DC 20392-5421
6.  ONE QUOTA IS AVAILABLE FOR THE FY-08 MIT/WHOI PROGRAM. 
THE SELECTEE WILL BE NOTIFIED IN MAR 08.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE 
PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT WEB.MIT.EDU/MIT-WHOI.
7.  POINT OF CONTACT:  DR. WAYNE ESTABROOKS AT (202)762-0578 OR EMAIL 
AT WAYNE.ESTABROOKS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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