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What is ROTC?

The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (Army ROTC) at Oklahoma State University provides an educational training program that develops leaders and future U.S. Army officers as they complete their degrees. Army ROTC is the primary source of commissioning for officers in the active army and its reserve components (National Guard and Army Reserve). It is a program that, in cooperation with universities, trains and commissions the future leadership of the U.S. Army. During the first two years of ROTC classes, students incur no military commitment. 
The four-year program is divided into two courses. The first is the basic course (freshman/sophomore). It is open to any student at any college level with no military obligation. The second is the advanced course, which requires specific criteria to enroll (juniors/seniors). Students entering their freshman or sophomore years can enroll in Army ROTC and petition for in-state status while actively attending and participating in Army ROTC.

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Cadet Life

Information Army ROTC cadets need access to.

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Prospective Students

Start thinking about your future today! If you are planning on attending a four-year college and are interested in receiving a tuition scholarship along with some of the best leadership training available, Oklahoma State University Army ROTC may be right for you.

Prospective Students

High School Students

National Scholarship
This scholarship is for current high school juniors/seniors planning on attending a four-year university. You could receive a full 4-year scholarship or a 3-year Advanced Designee scholarship to the college of your choice. If you don't receive the national scholarship, you can still sign up for MLSC 1113 your freshman year and compete for a campus-based scholarship.

National Guard

Simultaneous Membership Program
The Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) allows you to attend Army ROTC and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time. It gives you an opportunity for additional training and experience. Cadets serve as Officer trainees in the Reserve or National Guard while completing college. You can earn Reserve/Guard pay and benefits in addition to your Army ROTC allowances. The SMP option is available to current members of the Reserve Component (Army Reserve or National Guard) or non-scholarship ROTC Basic Course cadets, MSIs and MSIIs, who wish to receive financial assistance.

Active Duty

Green to Gold Program.
The Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program is a two-year program which provides eligible, active duty enlisted soldiers an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree or a 2-year graduate degree and be commissioned as an Army officer upon receiving the appropriate degree. The program is designed for active duty enlisted soldiers to pursue their degree and commission through ROTC.

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