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SUBJ/FY-14 GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES AT MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF
TECHNOLOGY AND WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION//
REF/A/DOC/OPNAV/14MAY07// AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.31B, MASSACHUSETTS
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION JOINT MASTERS IN
OCEANOGRAPHY PROGRAM (CURRICULUM #375).//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces eligibility requirements and application
procedures for the FY-14 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)/Woods
Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Oceanography, applied Ocean Science and
Engineering Master's degree program as outlined in ref (a). Two quotas are
available for June
2014 program starts. This program requires 27 months to complete.
Applications are due NLT 15 December 2013 and selections will be made by
March 2014. Additional information on the program and requirements can be
obtained online at http://mit.whoi.edu or from the points of contact (POC)
listed in paragraph 8.
2. Eligibility and program requirements for active-duty officers in FY-14
a. LT/LCDR Unrestricted Line Officers, 112X.
b. LT/LCDR Restricted Line Oceanography Officers, 1800.
c. Applicants must meet the academic eligibility requirements of
MIT/WHOI. Academic Profile Code of 012 or better is recommended.
A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within the last five years is also
required. GRE scores of successful applicants have generally exceeded verbal
650, quantitative 650, and analytical writing 4.0.
d. Applicants must be available to report to MIT/WHOI in mid-June 2014.
3. The program is executed under a Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) approved
education plan (EP) that meets the educational skill requirements for the
6402P subspecialty code. No changes may be made to the approved EP without
prior consent of NPS.
4. Application and GRE results must be received by MIT/WHOI NLT than
15 December 2013. Application must be submitted electronically.
Application forms and GRE codes are available online at http://mit.whoi.edu
by following the admissions tab located at the top of the web page.
5. Applicants must contact their detailers for counseling on the career
impact of participation in the MIT/WHOI program and opportunities for future
assignments. For consideration, detailer endorsement must be included in the
application package. Sample statement is as follows: "I, (detailer rank,
name, and title), have advised (applicant rank, name) of the potential career
impact of participating in this program as well as community requirements
with respect to utilization of the 6402P subspecialty code."
6. A copy of the application, and commanding officer and detailer
endorsements must be sent to OPNAV N2N6E NLT 15 December 2013. This copy may
be sent via encrypted e-mail to the POC below or mailed to:
Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy (OPNAV N2N6E)
ATTN: MIT-WHOI Program
US Naval Observatory BLDG 1
3450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20392-5421
7. POC is LCDR Erin Acosta, OPNAV N2N6E, at (703) 614-1847 or via e-mail at
8. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//