IT/CTN - Cyber Master's Degree Opportunity

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IT/CTN - Cyber Master's Degree Opportunity

Postby jakeman66 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:38 pm

Widest disemination please. Thanks.

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SUBJ: ENLISTED CYBER MASTER'S DEGREE OPPORTUNITY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUAT E SCHOOL
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SUBJ/ENLISTED CYBER MASTER'S DEGREE OPPORTUNITY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL//

REF/A/DOC/OPNAV/30JAN07//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1160.8A, SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS ENLISTED MEMBER APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLLMENT IN THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL'S (NPS) 12-MONTH MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED CYBER OPERATIONS. THIS PROGRAM IS ONE OF MANY EFFORTS TO INCREASE THE NAVY'S CYBER CAPABILITIES, WHILE BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL CYBER WORKFORCE. SELECTEES WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENHANCE THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS THROUGH REAL WORLD NETWORK EXPERIENCES IN THE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT.

2. SELECTEES WILL BE ASSIGNED TO NAVY-FUNDED EDUCATION AS FULL-TIME STUDENTS UNDER PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS TO MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA IN SEPTEMBER 2013. AS FULL-TIME STUDENTS, SAILORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY A FULL ACADEMIC LOAD YEAR-ROUND. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN 12 MONTHS AND WILL INCLUDE A CAPSTONE PROJECT.

3. AT THIS TIME, THE PROGRAM IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE DUTY AND FULL-TIME SUPPORT MEMBERS IN THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT) AND CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN NETWORKS (CTN) RATINGS WHO MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
A. MUST POSSESS A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN A RELEVANT TECHNICAL FIELD INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPUTER SCIENCE, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, AND INFORMATION OR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY. THE DEGREE MUST HAVE BEEN AWARDED BY AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING ACCREDITED BY A REGIONAL ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. TO MEET NPS ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS, PERFORMANCE IN TECHNICAL COURSES, INCLUDING MATHEMATICS, MUST BE HIGH. THE ACADEMIC PROFILE CODE (APC) FOR THIS PROGRAM IS 344 (MINIMUM 2.20 GPA, CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS/SOCIAL SCIENCES WITH A GRADE OF C OR BETTER, AND ONE CALCULUS BASED PHYSICS COURSE WITH A MINIMUM GRADE OF C). PLEASE REFER THE NPS ACADEMIC CATALOG FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON CALCULATING THE APC.
B. MUST BE AN E6 OR ABOVE ELIGIBLE FOR CONUS/SHORE ASSIGNMENT BETWEEN APRIL AND DECEMBER 2013.
C. MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO INCUR A FIVE-YEAR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OBLIGATION BY REENLISTMENT OR EXTENSION OF ENLISTMENT PRIOR TO NPS ENROLLMENT. SELECTEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO REENLIST MORE THAN ONE YEAR EARLIER IF THEY ARE UNABLE TO SATISFY THE FIVE-YEAR OBLIGATED SERVICE REQUIREMENT WITH AN AGGREGATE OF 48 OR FEWER MONTHS OF EXTENSIONS. AN EXTENSION WILL BECOME BINDING UPON ENROLLMENT AT NPS. PER REF A, PAYMENT OF THE SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS (SRB) IS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR SELECTEES WHO REENLIST FOR THE PURPOSE OF MEETING THE OBLIGATED SERVICE REQUIREMENT.
D. MUST BE WITHIN PFA STANDARDS WITH NO PFA FAILURES WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS.
E. MUST HAVE NO EVALUATION MARKS BELOW 3.0 WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.
F. MUST HOLD OR BE ELIGIBLE FOR A TS/SCI CLEARANCE. APPLICANTS WITHOUT A CURRENT CLEARANCE SHOULD WORK WITH THEIR SPECIAL SECURITY OFFICE (SSO) TO INITIATE THE CLEARANCE REQUEST.
G. MUST POSSESS A CONDITIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE. TO OBTAIN A CONDITIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE, SAILORS SHOULD APPLY TO NPS AT HTTP://WWW.NPS.EDU/ACADEMICS/ADMISSIONS/APPLYONLINE/APPLYNOW.HTML AND SELECT APPLIED CYBER OPERATIONS, CURRICULUM NUMBER 336. UPON APPLICATION SUBMISSION, SAILORS MUST ARRANGE FOR SUBMISSION OF A SEALED OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT TO THE NPS ADMISSIONS OFFICE FROM EACH INSTITUTION ATTENDED FOR ALL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE EDUCATION, AS WELL AS ALL SAILOR/MARINE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION REGISTRY (SMART) TRANSCRIPTS OR JOINT SERVICES TRANSCRIPTS (JST). SAILORS WHO ARE NOT CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED WILL BE NOTIFIED BY NPS VIA E-MAIL.

4. UPON SELECTION, MEMBER MUST SUBMIT (VIA COMMAND CAREER COUNSELOR) A PERFORM TO SERVE (PTS) IN-RATE APPLICATION. THOSE MEMBERS NOT IN THEIR PTS WINDOW SHOULD SUBMIT A "SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE" APPLICATION INDICATING REASON CODE OF "OTHER" AND THE COUNSELOR WILL BE PROMPTED TO ADD A NOTE INDICATING SELECTION TO THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED CYBER OPERATIONS PROGRAM. SELECTION TO THE PROGRAM DOES NOT GUARANTEE DISTRIBUTION OF A PTS QUOTA AND IS NOT CONSIDERED PART OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PERFORMANCE INDICATOR IN THE FLEET RIDE PTS PROCESS.

5. PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR DETAILERS IMMEDIATELY TO DISCUSS IMPLICATIONS FOR THEIR CURRENT ASSIGNMENTS. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN THE WITHDRAWAL OF SELECTION.

6. APPLICATIONS CAN BE SENT VIA ENCRYPTED E-MAIL TO BRIAN.CAREY1(AT)NAVY.MIL OR MAILED TO:
DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
(INFORMATION DOMINANCE/DIRECTOR OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE) (N2/N6)
2000 NAVY PENTAGON
WASHINGTON, DC 20350-2000

7. ELIGIBLE SAILORS SHOULD FORWARD A WRITTEN REQUEST VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, USING THE FORMAT BELOW NOT LATER THAN 19 APR 2013:
FROM: (RATE, FULL NAME, LAST 4 DIGITS OF SSN)
TO: DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
(INFORMATION DOMINANCE/DIRECTOR OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE)
(N2/N6)
VIA: COMMANDING OFFICER
SUBJ: APPLICATION FOR ENLISTED CYBER MASTER'S DEGREE
OPPORTUNITY AT THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS)
REF: (A) CITE THIS NAVADMIN
ENCL: (1) COPIES OF ALL UNDERGRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS
(2) CERTIFIED COPIES OF THE LAST FOUR PERFORMANCE
EVALUATIONS
(3) COMMAND FINANCIAL SCREENING FOR ASSIGNMENT TO A HIGH
COST OF LIVING AREA WITHOUT BARRACKS OR DEDICATED
HOUSING FOR BACHELORS OR GEOGRAPHIC BACHELORS
(4) MEMBER'S SINGLE PAGE STATEMENT OF PREPAREDNESS AND
MOTIVATION TO EARN A MASTER'S DEGREE, AND FUTURE
GOALS
(5) NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL CONDITIONAL LETTER OF
ACCEPTANCE
1. I REQUEST SELECTION TO EARN A MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS:
SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY AT NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL. I MEET ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN REFERENCE (A). ENCLOSURES (1) THROUGH (5) ARE SUBMITTED TO SUPPORT MY REQUEST.
2. I UNDERSTAND IF SELECTED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, I SHALL INCUR A FIVE-YEAR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OBLIGATION UPON ENROLLMENT AT NPS. IF I FAIL TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED SERVICE (VOLUNTARILY OR DUE TO MISCONDUCT), I AGREE TO REIMBURSE THE UNITED STATES FOR THE COST OF THE GRADUATE EDUCATION RECEIVED PRORATED FOR THE OBLIGATED TIME SERVED.
3. UPON COMPLETION OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS, I UNDERSTAND I WILL BE ASSIGNED BASED UPON THE NEEDS OF THE NAVY. PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO CYBER TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AT THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, U.S. FLEET CYBER COMMAND/TENTH FLEET, NAVY INFORMATION OPERATIONS COMMAND, AND NAVY CYBER DEFENSE OPERATIONS COMMAND.
4. I CAN BE CONTACTED AT (PROVIDE PHONE, E-MAIL AND MAILING ADDRESS).

8. COMMANDING OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT SHOULD ADDRESS MEMBER'S PREPAREDNESS FOR THIS SIGNIFICANT ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY, ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY, COMMUNICATION SKILLS, POTENTIAL FOR INCREASED RESPONSIBILITIES AND ANY SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS.

9. PRIOR APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS TO THIS PROGRAM DO NOT DISQUALIFY A SAILOR FROM APPLICATION FOR FY-14. HOWEVER, APPLICANTS WHO DID NOT RECEIVE CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE FROM NPS AND HAVE NO ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS SHOULD NOT APPLY AGAIN AS THE ACADEMIC STANDARDS WILL NOT CHANGE.

10. SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE DISSEMINATED VIA NAVADMIN. DUE TO THE HIGHLY COMPETITIVE NATURE OF THIS PROGRAM, NOTIFICATION OF SELECTION VIA NAVADMIN IS A BINDING COMMITMENT THAT SELECTEES MUST ACCEPT OR RESCIND WITHIN FIVE WORKING DAYS FOLLOWING RELEASE OF THE MESSAGE.

11. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT NPS CAN BE FOUND AT http://WWW.NPS.EDU.

12. POINT OF CONTACT IS LCDR BRIAN CAREY AT (703) 604-6297/DSN 664 OR VIA E-MAIL AT BRIAN.CAREY1(AT)NAVY.MIL.

13. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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Postby Tommy Boy » Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:44 pm

Thanks for posting!
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