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ROTC Program Office

The U.S. Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program is offered at Mount St. Mary's in partnership with the military science department at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md. The ROTC program offers two, three, and four year full-tuition scholarships and/or a monthly stipend with book money for qualifying cadets. Upon graduation, ROTC cadets commission as Army officers with the rank of second lieutenant and either serve on active duty, the Army Reserve, or the National Guard.

Following commissioning, new Army officers serve in a variety of fields, including aviation, medical services, personnel, finance, intelligence, communications, infantry, artillery, armor, law enforcement and engineering.

For more details call the Military Science Department at 301-447-6122 or visit the ROTC Program's website.

Enrollment Information

Enrolling Cadets Forms

The following forms must be completed in order to ensure proper enrollment in the MSMU ROTC Program. This includes students who are taking military science courses but have not contracted to be commissioned.
  • Cadet Command Form 139-R (.pdf) - (Please fill out all blocks on pages 1 and 2, including blood type, height, weight etc., Use school address for block 5 and home address for block 7, when complete email form to Pedrita Robinson)
  • Cadet Command Form 136-R (.pdf) - (Please print, read through and sign. Return to ROTC Coordinator)
  • Cadet Command Form 137-R (.pdf) - (Please print, read through and sign. Return to ROTC Coordinator)
  • DA Form 3425-R (.xls) Medical Fitness - (Please print. Have a family doctor sign and return to ROTC Coordinator)
  • Dental Form (.pdf) Statement for Acknowledgement of Civilian Dental Records - (Please print and fill out. Be sure to call your dentist to verify which listed documents you have on file. Supply dentist office contact information as indicated and sign. Your dentist does not have to sign the form; your personal signature is acceptable. Return form to ROTC Coordinator)

Please complete and return prepared forms to the ROTC Office.

Find program details and current course listings in the Academic Catalog.

See the Academic Catalog

Military Science Course Information

See all MSCI Course Descriptions in the Academic Catalog >

Military History Course Requirements

The Mount St. Mary’s Department of History offers a military history-centric course each fall and spring semester. While this HIST series course number varies from semester, it satisfies the pre-commissioning requirements outlined in Chapter 3-3 of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Regulation 350-13 dated 22 Feb 2018. The Mount St Mary's ROTC also recognizes the following courses to satisfy pre-commissioning requirements: HIST-241, HIST-260, IST-262, and HIST-280.

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Nathan Gibbs

Nathan Gibbs

ROTC Supervisor

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Lavinia Sherrill

ROTC Administrative Assistant


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