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.
Marine Corps University consists of nine Professional Military Education (PME) programs and 13 directorates.
PME Programs: 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), Foreign Professional Military Education (FPME), Strategy and Policy Course (SPC), Commandant’s Professional Reading List (CPRL), and Enlisted Professional Military Education (EPME)
Directorates: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL), Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Fellowship Program, The Brute Krulak Center for Applied Creativity (BKCAC), Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), Leadership Communications Skills Center (LCSC), History Division (HD), LeJeune Leadership Institution (LLI), Library of the Marine Corps (LoMC), Marine Corps University Press (MCUP), Middle East Studies (MES), and National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC).