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Military Science

Prospective Cadets

Getting Started

Whether you’re in high school, college or already in the Army, you can become an officer in today’s Army by joining the USM Army ROTC program at USM. 

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

If you’re a high school junior or senior and are interested in enrolling in the USM Army ROTC, you can find more about the opportunities, including Army ROTC scholarships for high school student.

COLLEGE STUDENTS

If you’re interested in enrolling in the USM Army ROTC program and you are already in College, you can start by talking to our Enrollment and Scholarship Officer. You may take the basic elective course and learn about the incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year merit-based scholarships.

NURSING

The Golden Eagle BN has two programs you can apply for through the USM College of Nursing and Health Professions and William Carey University School of Nursing.

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD or ARMY RESERVE

The Simultaneous Membership Program allows you to attend Army ROTC and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time. Cadets serve as officer trainees in the Army Reserve or National Guard while completing college. 

ENLISTED SOLDIERS

If you are an enlisted Soldier in the Army and interested in becoming an officer, find out more about opportunities for Active Duty enlisted soldiers.