Nursing Program

Special Programs

  • Scholarship incentives: 2-4 year scholarships available to nursing students who meet the variety of qualifications based on physical fitness, academics, GPA and extracurricular activities.
  • Non-scholarship participants: May participate in Army ROTC without a scholarship and receive monthly stipend (based on MS level) upon contracting.
  • Guaranteed clinical nursing job upon graduation.

  • Advanced summer camp: a month long field training exercise focusing on military skills and leadership training which are normally taught the summer after the junior year and is conducted at FT Knox, Kentucky.
  • Nurse Summer Training Program (NSTP): Takes place during the summer between the sophomore and junior year in college or after senior year of ROTC.
  • A three-week clinical experience undertaken at an Army hospital where nurse cadets will work one-on-one with Army Nurse Corps officers.
  • Opportunity to gain job experience and refine their leadership, clinical and administrative nursing skills.
  • Clinically focused and based on the preceptor model of teaching.
  • Army Nursing Benefits: 
  • Free medical and dental care
  • Receive substantial housing allowance
  • Travel opportunities
  • Regular progression in promotions and selection for position of increasing responsibility
  • Serve as an officer in the U.S. Army
  • Army Nurse VS Civilian Professional

  • Educational opportunities:
  • Additional nurse specialty training is offered to Army Nurses after graduation:
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Critical Care
  • Psychiatric & Mental Health
  • Operating Room
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Advanced degree programs, funded by the Army, may be pursued in the following disciplines:
  • Nurse Anesthesia – master's degree
  • Nurse Midwifery – master's degree
  • Health Care Administration – master's degree
  • Nursing Program of Choice – master's degree
  • Clinical Nurse Practitioner – master's degree
  • Doctoral study in nursing science, education or administration

For additional information, visit the following website Army Nurse Corps