Provide Professional Military Education that develops enlisted leaders to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world, and develop leaders who are fit, disciplined, and well-educated professionals.
Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Workforce Development
The Sergeants Major Academy (SGM-A) is offering a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Workforce Development (BA in LWD) Degree. The BA in LWD Degree is a 120 credit hour undergraduate degree program offered in the resident Sergeants Major Course (SMC) and awarded by the Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). The NCOLCoE is working to build a degree path through all levels of the NCO Professional Development System that supports and culminates with the BA in LWD Degree. The BA in LWD Degree Program Catalog outlines the type of college credits earned along the NCOPDS learning continuum from other universities, CLEP, DSST tests, and work experience. The BA in LWD Degree focuses on Leadership and Workforce Development core competencies and essential skills related to all NCO duties and responsibilities that translate directly to stackable education and enhances NCO leader development. The CGSC is the regionally accredited institution with authority from the Higher Learning Commission, Department of Education, and Title 10 U.S. Code to award the BA in LWD Degree to qualified graduates of the SMC.