Niagara University
After four years of university and training, the highlight of your Senior Year will not only be graduating but commissioning a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

NU ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

After four years of university and training, the highlight of your Senior Year will not only be graduating but commissioning a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

“ I look forward to becoming an officer because I know I can make a contribution to my country. I know I will fit physically and mentally. The confidence, leadership, and drive will allow me to become a great officer. I really look forward to the future challenges of my career. ”

Cadet Tim Fitzgerald ,Pleasanton, 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.