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Military Science and Leadership – Army ROTC

A program that prepares you to lead othersin the Army, the ArmyNational Guard, or the ArmyReserve as a commissioned officer.

Military Science – Army ROTC

The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Program

Students in the Military Science and Leadership program at Montana Statejoin in a unique course of study that complements their existingdegree-producing program. By taking Military Science courses inaddition to courses in their major, Montana State students are taughthow to lead others. Then they do it. Graduates elect to serve asofficers in either the active Army, the Army National Guard or Army Reserve as full or part-time officers. These students get a collegeexperience along with a guaranteed career after gradu



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Join one of the Nation’s top leadership programs and graduate with aguaranteed full or part-time career as an Army Officer. ROTC is part of your college curriculum and includes training and one-of-a-kind experiences.

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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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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.



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.


Army ROTC students at Montana State University go into military careers such as:

  • Helicopter Pilot
  • Engineer
  • Intelligence
  • Logistics
  • Human Resources
  • Combat Operations

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.