As WMU continues to carry out its work, the following strategic directions set out the areas of particular focus for the period 2024 to 2027. It is to be noted that the goals and outcomes build directly on the goals of the strategic plan 2020-2023.

Strategic Direction 1: Educating Maritime and Ocean Leaders
Strategic Direction 2: Increasing Maritime and Ocean Research
Strategic Direction 3: Developing long lasting Partnerships with Key Stakeholders
Strategic Direction 4: Strengthening Institutional Financial Sustainability