The Joint Maritime Operations (JMO) course at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) begins on February 21st, 2023 and concludes on May 31, 2023. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.
The Joint Military Operations department at NWC teaches the JMO course to intermediate-ranking U.S. and international military officers (O3-O4), along with nominated civilian applicants (GS13-GS14, or equivalent).
This course prepares future military and civilian leaders for high-level policy, command, and staff positions requiring joint planning expertise and joint warfighting skills. It emphasizes the theory and practice of operational art as it relates to maritime and joint forces. Students will learn to apply operational art, Joint Operation Planning Process, and critical thinking to employ joint forces to achieve national, theater-strategic, and operational objectives.
In-Resident U.S. Students
In-Resident International Students
About the U.S. Naval War College
NWC features a one-year graduate-level program that annually graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students. Graduating students earn Joint Professional Military Education credit and either a diploma or a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies or Defense and Strategic Studies.