See the guidelines at the official NPS thesis page, currently at .
We collaborate extensively with others at NPS and with external agencies, universities, and industries.
The NPS IRB has jurisdiction over all research involving human subjects. No human subject research in any form can take place without proper review and approval by the NPS IRB and NPS President.
The NPS Graduate Writing Center is dedicated to improving the writing skills of NPS students. Effective writing serves course and thesis work--and the greater good of national security. The GWC provides presentations, workshops, multimedia resources, and one-to-one coaching by highly qualified tutors.
Calhoun the NPS Institutional Archive contains all public NPS theses.
This page attempts to explain how to write a Master's Thesis at NPS: theprocess, timelines, content, style, and format. I compiled it with the helpfrom Susan Sanchez, Mike McCauley, Cynthia Irvine, John Powers, Amela Sadagic,Neil Rowe, Kevin Squire, Daphne , and SamButtrey. Thank you! Mathias.Brian completed his thesis at NPS in June 2012. His work creates and analyzes a state-wide simulation of a foot and mouth disease outbreaks in California. More specifically:Diwya completed his thesis at NPS in March 2013. His work aims at creating relatively simple models that capture most of the variability in a state-of-the-art FMD simulator. The abstract of his thesis is:Kiong completed his masters thesis at NPS in the winter of 2011. His work concentrated on selecting good healthcare facility locations in Bamyan, Afghanistan. The abstract of his thesis is as follows.Meredith completed her thesis at NPS in March 2012. Her work analyzes transportation of humaniatarian assistance cargo to Europe, but generalizes to the world-wide transportation. The abstract of her thesis follows.Upon entering the NPS Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences’ Department of Defense Analysis program, Ergenbright and Hubbard wanted to apply their own special operations expertise and background to this devastating problem. The result was a detailed thesis outlining proposed upgrades to high-occupancy facilities (HOF) and institutions of higher education (IHE) to minimize the loss of life from active shooters.Rob completed his masters thesis at NPS in the fall of 2011. His work concentrated on modeling the milk supply in California. The abstract of his thesis is as follows.Find publicly accessible and restricted NPS theses, dissertations, MBA professional reports, joint applied projects, and other NPS degree-earning scholarly works.