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Education Opportunities


Educational opportunities abound while you are in military service. Whether you are looking for additional military training, seeking to earn an advanced degree, or simply wanting to improve your mind, the Navy has an educational match for you.


What's New

Navy Enlisted Leader Development

Navy Advancement Manual - BUPERSINST 1430.16G (19 SEP 2018)

Tuition Assistance Policy Update

Update To Navy Graduate Education Program


For Enlisted 

Online Professional Military Education (PME)
Offers four PME courses via the My Navy Portal for officers and enlisted.

Navy Credentialing Program
OPNAV Instruction 1540.56B (2 Oct 2017)

Enlisted Leader Development (ELD)
Training courses for newly selected Petty Officers.

Navy Advancement Manual - BUPERSINST 1430.16G - 19 SEP 2018
Advancement Manual for the Advancement of Enlisted Personnel of U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve

Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA)
A 10-week leadership deveopment program for active and reserve E8/9 personnel form the US Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and National Guard. 

Naval Leadership and Ethics Center (NLEC)
Prepares the command triad and their support teams for leadership success.

STA-21 Commissioning Program

The STA-21 Commissioning Program is designed to allow superior active duty Sailors to receive a college education and become commissioned officers in the Unrestricted Line (URL), Special Duty Officer (Intelligence), Nurse Corps (NC), Supply Corps (SC), or Civil Engineer Corps (CEC).

For Officers 

Online Professional Military Education (PME)
Offers four PME courses via the My Navy Portal for officers and enlisted.

Naval War College
An advanced course of professional study for naval officers that develops and educates leaders at specific stages in their careers.

Naval War College - Colleges and Academies
Listing of different academies for senior and junior officers.

Naval Leadership and Ethics Center (NLEC)
Prepares the command triad and their support teams for leadership success.

Naval Postgraduate School
Provides an outstanding opportunity to complete a graduate degree in a variety of technical and non-technical programs.

Graduate Education Voucher
GEV provides an oppurtunity for URL officers to earn a funded master's degree. Link provides detailed information about the program.


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