Fourteen times per year we welcome a group of prospective command chiefs and officers to campus. Here, you will participate in an intensive leadership development program before embarking on one of the most demanding and rewarding positions in the Navy.
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Your brief time as an NLEC student will be filled with learning: seminars, lectures, activities, discussions, and guest speakers. But you’ll also have the opportunity to build camaraderie with other commands through socials and general down time. Your time in Newport culminates with a graduation ceremony.
Courses at NLEC
The NLEC curriculum focuses on ethics, self-awareness, communications, teamwork, and decision-making.
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Non-Resident Leadership Courses at NLEC
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Our non-resident leadership courses are designed for delivery at the local command level and provide tools and resources to ensure leadership and management success. They are tailored to support rank specific training from petty officer selectees to chief petty officers.
- Chief’s Mess Training
- Chief Petty Officer Selectee Leadership Course
- Petty Officer Selectee Leadership Course
- Petty Officer First Class Selectee Leadership Course
- Petty Officer Second Class Selectee Leadership Course
- Division Officer Leadership Course (DIVOLC)
On and Around Campus
The Naval War College campus offers many services and resources useful to visiting students, from the Eccles Library and Hewitt Learning Commons to a bookstore and barbershop. You’ll have access to Wi-Fi throughout most of campus, as well as to computer stations and printers.
Naval War College is part of the vibrant Naval Station Newport . You’ll benefit from all of the services and amenities offered to our military community, from food and entertainment to shopping.See Academic Resources