What is Army ROTC? Army ROTC is a college program that enables students not only to graduate with a degree in !heir chosen college majors, but also to receive Officers’ commissions in the U.S. Army, the Army National Guard, or the Army Reserve

What is Army ROTC? Army ROTC is a college program that enables students not only to graduate with a degree in !heir chosen college majors, but also to receive Officers’ commissions in the U.S. Army, the Army National Guard, or the Army Reserve

ROTC curses are like any other college elective. And most college students can enroll in ROTC for a year without incurring any military service obligation.

ROTC cadets are eligible for numerous financial benefits, including scholarships worth up to $80,000.

ROTC graduates have the opportunity to serve full time as Officers in the active Army or to serve part time in the Army National Guard or Reserve while pursuing regular civilian careers or continuing their education.

Students at more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide have access to Army ROTC programs, and about 30,000 students participate each year.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ARMY ROTC?

Army ROTC helps ensure a young person’s success in college and in life. It builds confidence and teaches the planning and time-management skills needed to succeed in college, as well as the leadership, management, and motivational skills critical to success in life. These skills are not just taught in class. ROTC cadets can practice them in special ROTC activities and summer training. ROTC classes last just a few hours a week and fulfill elective requirements at most colleges.

Army ROTC provides a competitive edge that will be of value in either a military or a civilian career. In fact, many civilian employers place a premium on the skills and experience gained through ROTC.

ARMY NURSE CORPS

Army ROTC offers two-, three-, and four-year scholarships to qualified students who are seeking bachelor’s degrees in nursing. Army ROTC nurse candidates join the Army Nurse Corps upon graduation from an accredited nursing program, successful completion of a state board examination, and commissioning as Army Officers. The management training provided through Army ROTC is just as important to a nursing career as it is to any other career, and nursing students enrolled in Army ROTC can receive special nursing leadership experiences.

SCIENCE OR ENGINEERING STUDENTS

Army scientists designed America’s first earth satellite, developed the first operational computer, and devised innovative production methods for transistors and titanium, among other scientific discoveries. All this was accomplished by giving priority to scientific knowledge and investing in students who put their scientific skills to work while serving the nation.

As Army Officers, students have exciting opportunities to be a part of world-class science from the very beginning of their careers. The Army also provides many students fully funded graduate tuition programs for approved courses of study. No matter which scientific or technical course of college study students choose, the Army offers them a chance to gain technical skills and leadership experience sooner and in more fields than any other employer.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To get more information about Army ROTC and any of the specific programs described above, go to www.armyrotc.com or call 800-USA-ROTC (toll free), or contact the professor of military science at a college hosting Army ROTC. Students can also write: Army ROTC Opportunities, PO Box 17045, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-9943.

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