Bowie State University
Cadets join ROTC for different reasons but leave with the same goal. “To be the Best”.

2nd Lieutenant Harris as a New Cadet Freshman Year.

Cadets join ROTC for different reasons but leave with the same goal. “To be the Best”.

“ Becoming a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army has always been my dream. Here at Bowie State University Army ROTC that dream is becoming a reality. ”

Jeffrey Kennedy,Troy, NY

STARTING YOUR CAREER

After you graduate from college, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Your career as an Officer will be just beginning, and you'll find a variety of interesting Officer career fields, called branches, in the Army. Once you choose your Army branch, you will embark on specialized training.

Learn about Branches and Specialties on GoArmy.com

THE ARMY: IT'S WHAT YOU MAKE IT

Upon completion of Officer branch training and a first assignment, Army Officers may pursue additional specialized training and post-graduate education opportunities. You will most likely be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.