About Us

Marine Corps University

The President, Marine Corps University, is the Marine Corps' Professional Military Education (PME) proponent. Through its resident and non-resident programs, the Marine Corps University develops the professional competence of its Marines, other service, international, and civilian students. Graduates are prepared to perform with increased effectiveness in service, joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational environments at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of war, across the range of military operations. 

Academic Organization

Marine Corps University consists of six colleges and schools, nine programs, seven academic support elements, history division, and museum. Schools:  Marine Corps War College (MCWAR), School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW), Command and Staff College (CSC), Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS), College of Distance Education and Training (CDET), and College of Enlisted Military Education (Enlisted College).

Programs:  Executive Education Program (EEP), Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Fellowship Program, Foreign Professional Military Education (FPME), Senior Enlisted PME (SEPME), Marine Corps Civilian Leadership Development Program (MCCLDP), CMC Combined Commanders Course (Cornerstone), Strategy and Policy Course (SPC), Reserve Senior Staff Course (RSSC), and Commandant’s Professional Reading List (CPRL).

Academic Support Elements:  The Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Future Warfare (Krulak Center), Center for Regional and Security Studies (CRSS), Leadership Communications Skills Center (LCSC), Lejeune Leadership Institution (LLI), Gray Research Center (GRC), Marine Corps University Press (MCUP), and Middle East Studies (MES).

United States Marine Corps History Division (HD)

National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC)