Why study military science/ROTC at CMU?
The military science/Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program supports all academic programs, is open to all students, and may be completed without any obligation for military service. Consider some key features of this program:
- Education in both military science and an academic major of your choice helps you prepare for military as well as civilian careers
- Leadership development through hands-on training and internships in-state and around the world
- One of only 26 among 143 programs in the region to meet or exceed the national average in three major categories at the Annual Leadership Development Assessment Course held in Washington, D.C.
- Exclusive scholarship and financial aid opportunities
Completing "the best leadership development program in America" will give you an advantage over your peers for the rest of your life, regardless of your chosen career. ROTC graduates may pursue a full-time military career or may combine Army and civilian life by serving part-time in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve.
Graduates of Army ROTC programs are leaders in nearly every career field. Many graduates fill the highest leadership positions in the nation, such as:
- Corporate President/CEO
- Various State Department Positions
- Professional or College Coach
- University Administrator of Professor
- FBI or CIA Agent
The Army has 16 exciting and high-tech career fields that provide invaluable experiences in the civilian sector. Some of these fields include:
- Medical Service
- Law Enforcement
- Information Technology
- Human Resources