Department of Military Science and Leadership

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Our Faculty and Staff

A Path to School and Service

The Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program at the University of Tennessee at Martin breeds excellence. Members of the cadre are professionals who dedicate their time to ensuring the cadets are well trained.

This program develops strong leaders who are prepared to handle situations in a rapidly changing environment. A cadet from this program is well-rounded: an organized leader, a team player, a scholar in academics and in the military arts, a strong communicator, and a technical expert in individual and team collective tasks.

Our extracurricular programs emulate recruitment through championship competitions and excellent teamwork. In short, our program is an excellent place for a student looking to better their life in every aspect.

Undergraduate Programs of Study


Upon successful completion of the Army ROTC Advance Course Program, graduates will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Active Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard. Second lieutenants will embark on specialized training (Basic Officer Leadership Course) based on their assigned branch.
Upon completion of officer branch training and a first duty assignment, Army officers may pursue additional specialized training and postgraduate education opportunities. They will be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions in upper management.

Limited Enrollment and Admissions Requirements

The Basic Course normally takes place during your first two years in college as elective courses. It involves one elective class or lab each semester. You will learn basic military skills and the fundamentals of leadership, as well as start the groundwork toward becoming an Army leader. You can take Army ROTC Basic Course without a military commitment.

Department Scholarships

Guaranteed Reserve Force Duty Scholarships

30 college credits are necessary to initiate payments and contracts for campus-based scholarships.

The Tennessee National Guard

Enable students to receive an in-state tuition rate when cadets enlisted or are willing to enlist while in college.

Army Reserve Scholarship

Enable students to receive an in-state tuition rate when cadets enlisted or are willing to enlist while in college.

Basic Camp Bonus

Students who attend U.S. Army Cadet Command Basic Camp training are eligible for a $5,000 scholarship.
Department of Military Science and Leadership
Bernard House
129 Moody Avenue
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238