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The purpose of this lesson is to familiarize you with the various Marine Corps education programs in order to provide information to your Marines.


This lesson covers both degree seeking programs for enlisted Marines and education benefits that are available for all Marines.

In This Lesson

This lesson covers the following topics:

Topic Page
Military Academic Skills Program (MASP) 4
US Naval Academy/Preparatory School (USNA/NAPS) 4
Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECEP) 5
Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) 6
Marine Option Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) 7
Staff Noncommissioned Officer Degree Completion Program (SNCODCP) 8
Marine Corps Lifelong Learning Program 9
Veterans Educational Assistance Benefits 9
Summary 10
References 10
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms 11
Notes 11