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Army ROTC Nursing Program

If you're considering an undergraduate Nursing degree, joining 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 opportunities 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.
As a member of the Army Nurse Corps, you'll be given opportunities of a lifetime! Your role as an Army Officer will afford you the chance to lead a nursing team and care for your patients in a variety of settings. Army Nurses have autonomy to practice nursing in a way that is unmatched by civilian health care facilities. Your professional judgment will be the driving force behind leading your nursing team to provide full spectrum patient care.

The Army Nurse Corps believes in a holistic nursing philosophy. You'll identify and organize multi-disciplinary resources for patients and their families to help them with inpatient, outpatient and home care. You'll be able to understand the special concerns and needs of your Soldier patients because you're also a Soldier, which allows you to better serve them. Identifying with your fellow Soldiers is essential to providing effective health care. Explore your options in the Army Nurse Corps.

Army ROTC can offer you unique nursing opportunities while receiving financial assistance for college. You will gain valuable leadership experience and management training that can benefit you in either a military or private-sector nursing career.

Nursing Scholarships

When you're pursuing an advanced health care degree, the last thing on your mind should be how you're going to pay for it. The Army ROTC program offers two-, three- or four-year scholarships for undergraduate Nursing students. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information. Apply online

Nurse Summer Training Program

Army ROTC Nurse Cadets have an opportunity for a unique summer nursing experience. The paid, three-week Nurse Summer Training Program assigns Cadets to Army hospitals throughout the U.S. and Germany.

The program introduces you to the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) and to the roles and responsibilities of an Army Nurse Corps Officer. Under the supervision of an experienced Army Nurse Corps Officer, you will obtain hands-on experience. Your one-on-one clinical experience will allow you to hone your clinical skills, develop your problem-solving techniques and become comfortable with developing your professional skills as a member of the U.S. Army Healthcare Team.

Other Army Health Care Professional Opportunities

Learn more about the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

For more information about nursing or other Army health care professions, go to