Starfleet Command School is a multidisciplinary program designed for Starfleet officers in the rank of Lieutenant Commander and civilians of equivalent seniority from various Federation agencies. This intermediate level service college course provides an initial opportunity for joint professional military education wherein students prepare for increased responsibilities a Commanders, and as Captains.

Starfleet Command School educates and develops leaders for full spectrum joint, interagency and multi-government operations; acts as lead agent for Starfleet's leader development program; and advances the art and science of the profession of arms in support of Starfleet operational requirements.