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Military Science – Army ROTC

A unique course of study that leads to military service as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Military Science – Army ROTC

In the Military Science program at Montana State, students are able to enroll in the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), a unique course of study that complements an existing degree-producing program. By taking the Military Science courses in addition to their regular major, Montana State students are offered the opportunity to receive a Presidential Commission as an officer in the U.S. Army. A graduate of the program may elect to serve as an officer in either the active Army or in the National Guard/Army Reserve as a part-time soldier (one weekend a month and two weeks in the summer).



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Army ROTC Nursing Program
Through the Army ROTC Nursing Program, interested nursing students are provided with scholarship opportunities, leadership training, upper division placement and a future career.

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Fund Your Career
Joining the Army ROTC offers a variety of scholarship opportunities, including the High School ROTC Scholarship, Campus Based Scholarships, 2-Year Scholarship, Green-to-Gold Scholarship, Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty Scholarships and Dedicated Army National Guard Scholarships.

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Top Public University in Montana
According to the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, Montana State is the No. 1 Public University in the state based on value, post-graduation salary and student experience.



Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Military Science – Army ROTC students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Engineering
  • Military Intelligence
  • Logistics
  • Human Resources

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available , including self-assessment and working with career coaches.