Army Medicine

U.S. Army Health Care Enlisted Commissioning Program (AECP)

Professions covered: Nurse

Active duty enlisted Soldiers are eligible to attend college full-time to complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • Up to $9,000 per academic year for tuition
  • Up to $1,000 per academic year for books
  • Full pay and allowances, including eligibility for promotion
  • Able to meet prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned officer
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Be between 21–41 years of age at date of commission
  • Be in the grade of E-4 or above (non-waiverable). Have a minimum of three years (waiverable) and a maximum of 12 years (non-waiverable) of active federal service at time of commissioning
  • Be able to complete a Bachelor's of Nursing degree within 24 calendar months of enrollment
  • GT score of 110 or above (non-waiverable). SAT scores within the last 5 years of 450 Verbal and 450 Math. GPA of 3.0 or above

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Interservice Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Professions covered: Physician Assistant, Allied Health

Receive a master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies during this two-year program that combines didactic and clinical training.

  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • You can attend either as an active duty officer or as a full-time student.
  • Receive full pay and benefit allowances as an active duty enlisted or officer status, based on grade.
  • Receive active duty benefits as an Army Reserve Soldier.
  • At least 60 semester hours of prerequisite undergraduate work.
  • Active status in a branch of the U.S. military.