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Army Medical Corps

Learn more about the generous benefits that are available to health care professionals who become officers in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve.

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ACTIVE DENTAL CORPS PROGRAM

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM—DENTAL

Receive a full-tuition scholarship for up to four years at any ADA-accredited D.D.S. or D.M.D. program. In addition, you'll receive a monthly stipend of more than $2,000 for living expenses.

RESERVE DENTAL CORPS PROGRAMS

MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOL STIPEND PROGRAM

Need help completing your dental studies? Students enrolled in accredited dental programs are eligible for a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Upon graduation, you'll train as part of an Army Reserve unit and serve when needed.

Learn more about the Dental Corps.

ACTIVE MEDICAL CORPS PROGRAMS

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — MEDICAL

Receive a full-tuition scholarship for up to four years at an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy. You'll also receive funding for books and associated lab fees, plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Obtain your MD while receiving full pay and allowances at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine. Graduates of this program earn a medical degree and receive a commission as captain in the Army Medical Corps. Requirements include:

  • A baccalaureate degree
  • Coursework in biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, English and calculus
  • A letter of approval, if you are currently a member of the U.S. Army

RESERVE MEDICAL CORPS PROGRAMS

MEDICAL AND DENTAL STIPEND PROGRAM

Need help financing medical school? Students enrolled in accredited medical schools are eligible for a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Upon graduation, you'll train as part of an Army Reserve unit and serve when needed.

Learn more about the Medical Corps.

ACTIVE ALLIED HEALTH CORPS PROGRAMS

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — OPTOMETRY

Receive full-tuition for up to four years at an accredited optometry program. You'll also be eligible for reimbursement for books and associated lab fees, plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — CLINICAL OR COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Full-tuition scholarships are available for up to two years at an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program. You'll also receive reimbursement for some academic fees and a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

Learn more about HPSP.

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Attend an APA-accredited Army pre-doctoral internship program located at one of five Army hospitals.  Receive excellent training and clinical experience while working at a military medical facility. This program is open to psychology students who have completed all coursework toward a Ph.D. or Psy.D. at an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program.  Our internships develop clinical psychologists capable of providing autonomous psychological services in a variety of applied military settings and develop their professional identity as a psychologist.  Internships are located at:

Brooke Army Medical Center

Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center

Madigan Healthcare System

Tripler Army Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Applicants must complete the internship application process electronically through the APPIC website. In addition, intern applicants must also apply to become active duty Army officers with an Army Health Care Recruiter.

UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Obtain your Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology while receiving full pay and allowances at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine.  Earn a degree in Clinical Psychology that focuses on clinical practice and research relevant to military populations, dependents, and veterans.  Graduates of this program earn a doctoral degree and receive a commission in the Army Medical Service Corps.

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CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Attend an Army post-doctoral residency program located at one of five Army hospitals.  Receive excellent supervision and clinical experience while working at a military medical facility. This program is open to individuals that possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program and have completed an APA-accredited clinical psychology internship.  Our residency provides one year of postdoctoral supervision, EPPP study materials, training on military psychology, clinical experience working with active duty service members, dependents, and military retirees.    Residencies are located at:

Brooke Army Medical Center
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Madigan Healthcare System
Tripler Army Medical Center
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Psychology Residents are commissioned as captains in the Medical Service Corps.  Residency applicants must apply to become active duty Army officers with an Army Health Care Recruiter.

DOCTOR OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN OCCUPATIONS THERAPY

The Army Doctor of Science Program in Occupational Therapy provides a Doctor of Science degree in occupational therapy. It is an 18-month training program at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Applicants must possess a bachelor's or a master's degree in occupational therapy

Bachelor's degreed applicants must have earned at least 30 postgraduate, clinically oriented credits

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have current Graduate Record Exam scores

U.S. ARMY-BAYLOR UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY

This nationally recognized Doctor of Physical Therapy program is open to applicants with a bachelor's degree or students in their last undergraduate semester. Prerequisites include:

 

  • Minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 3.25
  • A minimum GRE score of 1000 (verbal + quantitative) (297 for revised GRE format)
  • A minimum GRE verbal score of 450 (150 for revised GRE format)

ARMY DIETETIC INTERNSHIP/GRADUATE PROGRAM IN NUTRITION

Earn a master's degree in nutrition during this 20-month program. You'll spend 11 months completing a dietetic internship at the AMEDD Center and School, plus nine months in a didactic internship at one of four Army medical centers. This program is open to applicants who have either completed their last undergraduate semester or are in the process of doing so. Prerequisites include:

  • Minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum GRE score of 1000 (verbal + quantitative)
  • A minimum GRE writing score of 3.5

INTERSERVICE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM

Receive a master's degree in physician assistant studies during this two-year program that combines didactic and clinical training. Requirements include:

At least 60 semester hours of prerequisite undergraduate work

Active status in a branch of the U.S. military

Learn more about the Allied Health Corps.

ACTIVE NURSE CORPS PROGRAM

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

This program is open to nurses who have a letter of acceptance from an accredited psychiatric nurse practitioner program. Qualified candidates should also have a BSN, at least one year of nursing experience and the ability to complete the program within two academic years. You'll receive full tuition for two years, plus money for books and more than $2,000 per month for living expenses.

U.S. ARMY GRADUATE PROGRAM IN ANESTHESIA NURSING (AMEDD CENTER AND SCHOOL)

This program is open to nurses with at least 6 months critical care experience that meet the admission criteria for the U.S. Army Graduate Program in anesthesia nursing with Northeastern University. When you enroll in this nationally recognized program, you can earn a master's degree in nursing anesthesia. At the same time, you'll receive specialized training to prepare you for any situation. You'll receive full pay and allowances. Tuition and related expenses are paid by the U.S. Army.

RESERVE NURSE CORPS PROGRAM

SPECIALIZED TRAINING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

This program is open to nursing students currently enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthetist or critical care nursing master's degree program. Recipients receive a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

Learn more about the Nurse Corps.

ACTIVE VETERINARY CORPS PROGRAMS

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM—VETERINARY

This program is open to veterinary students who have enrolled in an AVMA—accredited DVM or VMD program. You'll receive full tuition, reimbursement for some academic fees, plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

Learn more about the Veterinary Corps.

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