FY19 GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES AT MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION:
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AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1520.31D, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/WOODS
HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION JOINT MASTER'S IN OCEANOGRAPHY PROGRAM.
POC/CURTIS BOGETTO/CIV/OPNAV N2N6C/
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces eligibility requirements and application
procedures for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT)/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Joint Master's
degree in Oceanography Program. Where information differs between this
NAVADMIN and reference (a), this NAVADMIN takes precedence. This world class
program offers deep knowledge of ocean processes, ocean vehicles and
instrumentation, acoustics, and signal processing. Further, it seeks to
enhance understanding and application of operational oceanography, especially
as it pertains to the Undersea Warfare arena.
2. Six quotas are available for the June 2019 program start.
Beginning 1 September 2018, applications can be submitted online at
https://gradapply.mit.edu/whoi/apply/login/. MIT deadline for applications
is 31 October 2018. Additional information on the program and admission
requirements can be obtained online at http ://mit.whoi.edu, within reference
(a), and from the points of contact provided in this message.
3. Eligibility and program requirements for active duty officers in FY19
a. Warfare qualified officers from any unrestricted line community.
b. Warfare qualified restricted line officers in designator 1800.
c. Midshipman 1st Class at U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) or Naval Reserve
Officer Training Corps (NROTC) who will be commissioned in the spring of
d. Applicants must meet the academic eligibility requirements of
e. Candidates must be available to report to MIT/WHOI at the beginning
of June 2019 to start summer refresher coursework.
4. Selectees are eligible for the 6402P subspecialty code (Operational
Oceanography) after fully satisfying the educational skill requirements.
5. Selectees may defer enrollment for up to 1 year to meet operational and
6. Two fields of study are offered through the program. The Applied Ocean
Science and Engineering field of study is associated with the Mechanical
Engineering Department at MIT and the Department of Applied Ocean Physics and
Engineering Department at WHOI. The Physical Oceanography field of study is
associated with Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at MIT and the
Department of Physical Oceanography at WHOI. Applicants will be required to
select the field for which they are applying during the application process.
7. Interested applicants should submit online application and Graduate
Record Examination results directly to the MIT/WHOI Joint Program. If more
than six applications are accepted by MIT/WHOI, a Navy selection board will
be convened to select candidates.
8. Applicants must contact their detailer for counseling on the career
impact of participation in the MIT/WHOI Master's degree program. An
endorsement letter from the detailer is required.
9. A separate application package must be sent via encrypted email to Mr.
Curtis Bogetto, OPNAV N2N6C, by 31 October 2018, at email listed below. This
package must include:
a. Commanding Officer and detailer endorsements
b. Last 3 fitness reports
c. Copy of Graduate Records Examinations (GRE) scores
d. Copies of all post-secondary transcripts
e. Copy of Statement of Objective essay from the MIT/WHOI application
10. Overall POC is Mr. Curtis Bogetto, OPNAV N2N6C, (703) 604-6289 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding the MIT application, POC
is Ms. Kris Kipp, Graduate Administrator, MIT/WHOI Joint Program, (617) 253-
7544 or email@example.com.
11. This message is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2019.
12. Released by VADM Matthew J. Kohler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6.//