The Reserve Officers' Training Corps is the best opportunity for you to get invaluable experience while you earn a college degree. When enrolled in ROTC you learn and develop leadership skills and prepare for a career as an officer in the U.S. Military. You will learn first-hand what it takes to lead others, motivate groups and how to conduct missions as a military officer.
The real value of ROTC for you is a world-class leadership training and experience comparable to the best MBA's or corporate management programs in the US. Beyond your college being paid for many colleges also include room and board, living allowances, and books. A job lined up after college in also nice as an officer, a leader of the military.
ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes. It prepares you with the tools, training and experiences that will help you succeed in any competitive environment. Along with great leadership training, ROTC can pay for your college tuition, too. You will have a normal college student experience like everyone else on campus, but when you graduate, you will have the opportunity to serve as a leader in either the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps.
Being an Officer means you're a leader, a counselor, a strategist and a motivator. It's similar to being a vital manager in a corporation. As an officer, you will lead others in all situations and adjust in environments that are always changing. Officers are driven to achieve success with their team on every mission.
Through ROTC you can start a military career in Health Care, Aviation, Finance, Engineering, Chemistry, Law Enforcement, and Transportation, just to name a few. Additionally each of the armed forces has their own ROTC programs. That means that you can choose the service and career path that appeals to you.
If you are interested in learning more about your opportunities in ROTC and compare each services programs check out the following links:
Army ROTC Topics
- Army ROTC Overview
- ROTC Programs and Scholarships
- ROTC Nurse Program
- Army Officer Profiles
- Army Career Paths
Navy and Marine Corps ROTC Topics
- NROTC Overview
- NROTC Scholarships
- NROTC Nurse Program
- NROTC Summer Training
- Navy Officer Career Paths
Air Force ROTC Topics