The Department of Military Science (Army ROTC) offers students an opportunity to pursue a 2, 3, or 4-year program of instruction that will lead to an officer's commission in the US Army upon graduation. Students may do this in conjunction with earning any bachelor's degree. The Army ROTC curriculum provides all leadership and military skills training necessary to meet commissioning requirements. This program requires a total of 18 credit hours in courses intended to develop future leaders for America's Army.
The basic objective of Army ROTC is to train and commission the future leaders of the US Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard. All graduates of our program go on to serve in either the active or reserve components in one of many career branches.
- Combat Arms branches: Infantry, Armor, Field Artillery, Air Defense Artillery, & Aviation
- Combat Support branches: Corps of Engineers, Military Police, Military Intelligence, Signal Corps, & Chemical Corps
- Combat Service Support: Adjutant General, Transportation, Finance, Quartermaster, & Ordnance
- Opportunities also exist to serve in one of many specialty branches such as the Medical Service Corps, Army Nurse Corps, Special Forces, and the Judge Advocate General Corps
- Opportunities to minister to our soldiers and their families also exist within the US Army Chaplains Corps
You might be thinking - why do Army ROTC?
Please take a look at www.branchorientation.com for a great overview of each of the 15 career branches noted above. Each branch has its own site breaking down its different jobs and opportunities available to you. You can also get some insight on the excellent pay and benefits available to an Army officer at http://www.armytimes.com/channel.php?GQID=PAYCALCS Also keep in mind that you can pursue either an active duty or reserve duty commission as a Second Lieutenant.