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Naval Acquisition Development Program

The Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) is a premier program within the Department of Defense for developing the future acquisition workforce. The program recruits and hires high performing entry level and associate or journey-level employees and centrally funds and manages their development into Acquisition Workforce (AWF) professionals. The program offers an extraordinary opportunity for those that desire to rapidly advance their professional career and feel a sense of pride supporting the mission of the Department of the Navy. Through the program, participants will become certified in a designated career field such as engineering, business and logistics; work in a variety of developmental assignments throughout the Naval Enterprise; travel for enriching learning experiences; be exposed to senior leadership; and have an opportunity to pursue advanced degrees.