Professional Military Education Continuum

Marine Corps University

The President, Marine Corps University, is the Marine Corps' Professional Military Education (PME) proponent.

As the Marine Corps proponent for professional military education, the University focuses on the development of leadership, warfighting, and staff operations abilities of the nation’s military forces through resident and nonresident learning programs. 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. The Marine Corps University develops the professional competence of its Marine, other service, international, and civilian students.

External Review of Marine Corps Professional Military Education

Marine Corps University Foundation

MCUF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit created to enhance and enrich Marine Corps Professional Military Education and Leadership. They focus on:

Strengthening the Marine Corps University’s position of thought leadership in military studies & national security affairs;

Cultivating the problem-solving skills that enable Marines to think creatively & act decisively in uncertain environments; and

Developing the most knowledgeable, well-rounded, forward-thinking leaders … from Corporal to General.


PME Information

PME Career Counseling

PME Orders

Learning Outcomes