Army ROTC prepares college students to succeed in school, service, and life. Earn financial support to complete your education. Gain leadership training and experiences that serve as a foundation to become commissioned Army Officers upon graduation.
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Scholarships and stipends in Army ROTC help you focus on what's important. Namely, getting that college degree — not how you'll pay for it.
High school students
The US Army 4-Year College Scholarship Program lets you apply for financial aid while in high school. Apply for high school scholarships.
It's Not for Everyone—Just the Leaders of Tomorrow
The specific education you receive in Army ROTC will include things like leadership development, military skills and physical training. This will take place both in the classroom and in the field, but you will have a normal daily schedule like all college students. Army ROTC is comprised of two phases: Basic Course and Advanced Course.
Freshman Year: The Role of the Army
Sophomore Year: The Role of an Officer
Junior Year: Small Unit Training
Senior Year: Transition to Becoming an Officer
Success Now and in the Future
Army ROTC prepares college students to succeed in any competitive environment. The leadership training and experiences that you have in Army ROTC will also provide you with a foundation to become commissioned Army officers upon graduation.
Starting Your Career
When 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. Upon graduation, you will embark on specialized advanced training for your branch.
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 and staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics, or serve as advisors.
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.
Students who are interested in obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi can also enroll in ROTC. Students may enroll as a freshman, sophomore, or as late as entering college as a graduate student. Upon completion of the program, students are commissioned as Officers in the United States Army.