About the Command and General Staff College

Command and General Staff School (CGSS)

The US Army Command & General Staff School (CGSS) educates and trains intermediate level Army Officers, International Officers, Sister Service Officers and Interagency leaders prepared to operate in full spectrum Army, joint, interagency, and multinational environments as field grade commanders and staff officers.


School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS)

The School of Advanced Military Studies educates the future commanders and leaders of our Armed Forces, our Allies, and the Inter-agency at the graduate level to think strategically and operationally to solve complex adaptive problems across the security environment. The SAMS consists of the Advanced Military Studies Program for majors and the Advanced Operational Arts Studies Fellowship, a Senior Service College level program.  Both programs award a Masters Degree in Military Arts and Sciences (MMAS.)


School for Command Preparation (SCP) School for Command Preparation (SCP) organizes, administers, and conducts preparation courses for battalion and brigade level command selectees (and their spouses), as well as noncommis-sioned officers chosen to serve as Command Sergeants-Major (and their spouses).  The SCP also provides simulation enhanced tactical training for CGSC students and faculty members.    


School of Advanced Leadership and Tactics (SALT) The School of Advanced Leadership and Tactics (SALT) mission is to provide officer continuing education towards developing the Scholar-Warrior-Leader from First Lieutenant to selection for Major. The result is mastery of branch-specific technical and tactical skills, staff processes in battalions and brigades, direct leadership and command competencies, and initial broadening opportunities.


Last Reviewed: January 4, 2012

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