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ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corp) is a program which develops men and women into effective leaders in both civilian and military life. The program emphasizes education, both within the individuals chosen major and the ROTC program. This ensures all cadets have the tools necessary for life outside of the college atmosphere. Though much time is spent on academics, the focus of military training is a system of hands-on teaching and exercise oriented training sessions spaced throughout the cadets’ college education. This form of instruction allows all participants in ROTC to still have an enjoyable college experience while developing their skills needed after graduation. The purpose of ROTC is to build men and women who will proudly live the values of the Army through their everyday life. Active and reserve minded cadets work side by side, sharpening their mental prowess and leadership abilities. When a cadet graduates, their experiences through the ROTC program, individuals have confidence in their abilities to lead others and live a life based upon the Army's values.

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ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corp) is a program which develops men and women into effective leaders in both civilian and military life. The program emphasizes education, both within the individuals chosen major and the ROTC program. This ensures all cadets have the tools necessary for life outside of the college atmosphere. Though much time is spent on academics, the focus of military training is a system of hands-on teaching and exercise oriented training sessions spaced throughout the cadets’ college education. This form of instruction allows all participants in ROTC to still have an enjoyable college experience while developing their skills needed after graduation. The purpose of ROTC is to build men and women who will proudly live the values of the Army through their everyday life. Active and reserve minded cadets work side by side, sharpening their mental prowess and leadership abilities. When a cadet graduates, their experiences through the ROTC program, individuals have confidence in their abilities to lead others and live a life based upon the Army's values.

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WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Those who succeed in the Army ROTC program are students who excel and want something more out of the college experience. Generally, these students are scholars who keep their grades up, athletes who are physically strong and leaders who have a great desire to learn.

NURSE PROGRAM

If you're considering an undergraduate Nursing degree, enrolling in Army ROTC can enhance your leadership skills and critical thinking abilities while providing financial support to help make your professional goals a reality.

Being a Nurse in the Army provides you with benefits not found in the civilian world. As an Army Nurse and Officer, you will have the respect of your peers and coworkers, as well as opportunities to train and serve in a variety of specialties.

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YOUR COMMITMENT

Army ROTC students who receive an Army ROTC scholarship or enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course must agree to complete a period of service with the Army.

  • You can serve full time in the Army for three years (four years for scholarship winners)
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career

It's an experience that you can't get anywhere else, and your leadership skills will be challenged every day. Contact your campus Military Science department for more specific details on your Army ROTC service commitment.

Enrolling in the Army ROTC Basic Course does NOT involve a commitment of service to the Army unless you have received an Army ROTC Scholarship.