Apply to the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Executive Education Program (REP)


December 20, 2021 deadline for admittance to the 2022 cohort.

Please note before starting an application.
To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Naval Postgraduate School adheres to federal, state and local guidelines. Only vaccinated individuals will be allowed in the classroom. Applicants should only apply to CHDS programs if they are able to comply with the vaccination requirement and attend the scheduled in-residence, classroom sessions in-person. Vaccinated students in-residence may be required to wear masks and social distance as guidelines and policy recommend. NPS policies are continually evaluated and may be subject to change. If you have questions, please contact CHDS at

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Application overview:

1. The application will ask you some basic information about your:

  • Current contact information
  • Your organization/agency and your position in it
  • Your resume

2. You will be asked to write short responses to the following:

  • What do you contribute to radiological emergency preparedness, within your jurisdiction and region?
  • How will you influence the radiological emergency preparedness over the next three to five years?
  • How have you enhanced collaboration among professional disciplines and how has this impacted radiological emergency preparedness?
  • What have you done to build capabilities and foster relationships with the diverse communities within your jurisdiction? Please provide examples.
  • Why should you be selected for the CHDS Radiological Emergency Preparedness Executive Education Program?
  • Describe two or three of your most recent significant radiological emergency preparedness related projects. Briefly describe why those activities are significant to radiological emergency preparedness and how they impact national and community capabilities.

3. If you are not the most senior person in your organization, you will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation from that person.

Read the complete program overview.