Marine Corps Education & Training
Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Program
The Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Program is available for personnel who elect to pursue Off-Duty or Voluntary Education courses during their off-duty time. All active duty Marines and Enlisted Marine Corps Reservists on continuous active duty are eligible for Marine Corps Tuition Assistance.
Tuition Assistance (TA)
The Marine Corps' new 100 percent college tuition assistance program began on October 1, 2002, but there are limitations.
Amphibious Warfare School
Professional Military Education Course for Marine Corps Mid-Level combat commissioned officers.
Program which allows sailors, Marines, and members of the Coast Guard to obtain a rating by learning as an apprentice.
Combat Water Survival Swimming School
The mission of the Combat Water Survival Swimming School is to train Marine Combat Instructors of Water Survival.
There are several ways to gain a commission in the United States Marine Corps, whether one is currently enlisted, or whether one is currently a civilian college student/graduate. For those Marine Officers not attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the road to a commission as a lieutenant in the Corps begins with one of several programs at Officer Candidates School.
Enlisted and Regular Commissioning Programs
Marine Corps enlisted and regular commissioning programs and requirements.
Information and resources about enlisted Professional Military Education in the Marine Corps.
More information about Professional Military Education Programs for enlisted Marines.
Field Medical Service School
Information about the Marine Corps Field Medical Service School, for Navy Hospital Corpsmen who will perform duty with Marine Corps Operational Units.
Marine Corps University
Information and Resources about Professional Military Education programs for Marine Corps commissioned officers.
Marines at the USN Academy
United States Marines at the United States Navy Academy.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Marine Corps Officer's Candidate Class.
Naval Postgraduate School - Marines
Continuing Education for United States Marine Corps Officers.
Officer Candidate School (OCS)
Information about courses at OCS for Marine candidates.
OCS or Basic Training - Which is Toughter?
Article comparing Marine Enlisted Basic Training to Marine Corps Officer Candidate School.
School of Infantry (East)
The official web page for the Marine Corps School of Infantry at Camp Lejeune, NC.
School of Infantry (West)
Official site for the Marine Corps School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, CA.
The Basic School
The basic course which helps prepare brand new commissioned and warrant officers in the Marine Corps.
Information and resources about the Marine Corps War College, the Professional Military Education School for senior Marine Corps officers.