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The United States Naval Community College (USNCC) was introduced to support enlisted Sailors and Marines in achieving professional Certificates and Associate’s degrees that will enhance operational readiness and improve warfighting capabilities, while putting Sailors and Marines on a path to lifelong learning.  The US Coast Guard joined forces with the Department of Navy to support the participation of Coast Guardsmen in the initial USNCC pilots.


The USNCC is designed as a consortium, in partnership with leading Colleges and Universities, to support students attainment of an Associate of Science (AS) degree in one of several naval-relevant fields.  The AS degree will honor our military service member’s training and professional competence through recognizing credit from military training and by ensuring a four-year transfer pathway for individual’s hoping to pursue further education.


The USNCC will offer certificates and degrees that are:

High Quality



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