ANNOUNCEMENT OF PHASE II OF THE US NAVAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE PILOT PROGRAM:
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RMKS/1. Reference (a) directed the formation of the first cohort of Navy and
Marine Corps students for enrollment in the United States Naval Community
College (USNCC) Pilot program. This NAVADMIN announces phase two of the US
Naval Community College (USNCC) pilot program (Pilot 2). The USNCC offers
enlisted Sailors and Marines the opportunity to participate in world-class,
naval relevant education programs. No tuition fees, mandatory course fees, or
other course material costs are incurred by either participating students or
parent commands. The FY-22 degree program application window opened on 1 Oct
2021 and will close on 31 Oct 2021. Future application windows will be
published on the USNCC website (https://www.usncc.edu/) and on USNCC social
a. Starting in FY22, Pilot 2 offers seven professional concentration areas
and the USNCC Naval Studies Certificate. USNCC will continue to evaluate
academic programs, learning delivery systems, and student performance while
providing students the opportunity to complete online college courses and
earn college degrees. The seven professional concentration areas are:
(1) Military Studies
(2) Cyber Security and Network Administration
(3) Nuclear Engineering Technology
(4) Data Analytics
(5) Organizational Leadership
(6) Maritime Logistics
(7) Aviation Maintenance Technology
b. The USNCC Naval Studies Certificate includes the following five USNCC
delivered courses that are incorporated into all USNCC degree programs:
(1) Leadership and Ethics
(2) Modern Naval History
(3) Naval Force Design and Concepts
(4) Military-Civil Organization
(5) Introduction to the Geopolitical Environment
c. Classes will be taught online in an 8 to 15 week course format, depending
on the participating colleges schedules and the complexity of the course
a. The USNCC will accept program applications from all enlisted Sailors and
Marines subject to the following eligibility preferences:
(1) Applicants must be active duty enlisted members of the sea services
(Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) in the paygrades of E-1 through
E9. First-term service members will be prioritized. All applicants must be
available to participate in the college courses online.
(2) Applicants must not have previously earned an associate or higher
degree except as noted in paragraph (3).
(3) Students that have previously earned a college degree may apply for the
USNCC Naval Studies Certificate.
b. Applications of qualified individuals require Commanding Officers (or
designated command representative) endorsement.
4. Application Process: More information is available and applications must
be submitted via the USNCC website at (https://www.usncc.edu/). The initial
application submission period will remain open until 31 October 2021.
5. Selection Notifications: The USNCC will contact accepted applicants
regarding their selection status via email in November 2021, with courses to
begin in January 2022.
6. The USNCC primary point of contact is Mr. Alphonso Garrett, USNCC
Director of Enrollment, at email@example.com.
7. Request widest dissemination of the above information. Regional and
installation Education Specialists are requested to pass this information to
all interested personnel at home stations.
8. This message will remain in effect until 30 Sep 2023 or until superseded.
9. Released by VADM J. W. Hughes, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Warfighting Development, N7, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations//