Cadets in Edinboro University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program learn how to lead. Our
program offers students an experience where they can build skills needed for success in the military, their
career and life.
Students enrolled in the program receive instruction in the fundamentals of leadership with emphasis on
self-discipline, integrity, confidence and responsibility. It’s learned both in the classroom and through
practical field training exercise.
The ROTC commissions future officer leadership in the United States Army. Upon completing the ROTC
Program, students are commissioned as Second Lieutenants, promising an active career in the Armed
Forces for the next twenty to thirty years.
Scholarships available that cover 100% tuition, books and fees
Room and board waiver possible for a limited number of cadets
Guaranteed leadership track position with the military upon graduation
No military commitment required until your junior year
Edinboro’s Military Science Program is open to both male and female students who wish to earn a
commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Students enrolled in the first two years of
the four-year ROTC program incurs no military obligation.
This instruction is given in the classroom, on practical field training exercises, and during the summer Army
ROTC Basic Course, Army ROTC Advanced Course, Cadet Leaders Course (CLC), Cadet Initial Entry Training
(CIET), Cadet Troop Leadership Training (CTLT), Northern Warfare Training Courses (NWTC) and in the
Airborne and Air Assault schools.
These training experiences enable the student to evaluate situations, make decisions, and develop those
attributes essential to a leader in both the civilian and military environment.
Minor offered in Adaptive Leadership and Military Studies
Accelerated program available to students interested in joining after their first and second years at
Edinboro or to those who have already completed Army Basic Training.