Master Leader Course (MLC)

MSG Shandrel E. Stewart
MLC Instructor/Writer
MSG Brandy A. Phillip
MLC Instructor/Writer



SFC Carlos Roman
SFC Carlos Roman
MLC Instructor/Writer


The course is designed to challenge and educate selected Sergeants First Class in the areas of professional writing, communication skills, public speaking, critical thinking, organizational and command leadership, management skills, joint and operational level of war fighting, discipline, readiness, health and administrative requirements. In addition, students will be exposed to topics like National Security, Joint Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIM) and Strategic Thinking.

Course Documents

MLC Welcome Letter (updated)

Fort Bliss Training Travel Guidance

MTSA Handbook 2014


Class Information

MLC Course Map
Training Schedule MLC Jan 17 dtd 3 Jan 17
Advance Sheets

NCO Professional Development & Education

NCO Professional Development & Education serves as the single proponent to provide mission command of all active component Noncommissioned Officer Academies that will deliver the Basic and Master Leader Courses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q – I am a promotable SFC or already promoted to MSG. Do I need to attend MLC?

A – No, if you are already a promotable SFC, or are already a MSG you do not need to attend MLC.

Q – Who can attend MLC?

A – Until the FY 18 MSG list is released, only non-promotable SFCs will be eligible to attend MLC. Once the FY 18 list is released, those selected will be scheduled to attend MLC IAW the Army’s Select Train Educate Promote (S.T.E.P.) education / promotion strategy.

Q – How are enrollments into MLC managed?

A – Like ALC and SLC, enrollments into MLC are managed by HRC Schools Branch.

Q – If I am already a MSG, do I need to attend MLC to be eligible to compete for promotion to SGM?

A – No. If you are currently a MSG you do not need MLC to compete for promotion to SGM.

Q – I am scheduled to attend MLC. Where does my information regarding the course come from, and who does my DTS request?

A – If you are scheduled to attend MLC, you can find some information about attending the course from ATRRS. You should also receive a Welcome Letter from the NCOA where you will attend MLC that details some specifics about report times and locations, and prerequisite requirements. You must schedule your own travel requests through DTS to attend the course.

Contact Info

Commandant (915) 568-2440

Deputy Commandant (915) 568-5962

Chief of Operations (915) 568-2160

Student  Records (915) 568-1529

S4 NCOIC (915) 568-5371

Chief of Training (915) 568-4744

SDNCO (915) 780-9620
DSN: 621

*Note – Please contact the Course Manager if you have questions pertaining to curriculum development or updates, course facilitation, or course guiding documents (POI, CMP, etc.). Student questions and concerns pertaining to ATTRS enrollment, course attendance, reporting procedures or other similar issues should be addressed to your unit Schools/ATTRS representative, or your local NCOA.

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