Getting Started:

For more information on the Green to Gold - Active Duty Option Program, please follow this link. You can apply online by creating a MY GOARMY account and following the instructions outlined on this web page.


For assistance, contact Mark Blumenthal, our Scholarships and Enrollment Officer, at or
(906) 227-2687.











The U.S. Army ROTC Green to Gold - Active Duty Option Program provides eligible, Active Duty enlisted Soldiers the opportunity to complete a baccalaureate or masters degree and be commissioned as Army officers upon receiving the appropriate degree. It is a two-year program that allows Soldiers to remain on Active Duty and continue to receive their current pay and allowances while in the program. 

Soldiers selected for Green to Gold - Active Duty are responsible for their educational expenses as they are not authorized to use tuition assistance, but they may use any portion of their Montgomery GI Bill/Army College Funds benefits they have earned since entering in the military. 


  • Continue to receive current pay and allowances (up to a maximum of 24 consecutive months)
  • Montgomery GI Bill/Army College Funds benefits (if applicable)
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Normal PCS entitlements


  • Be a US citizen
  • Be under the age of 30 on the date of projected graduation and commission
  • Have completed at least 2 years of Active Duty
  • Have received a score of 110 or higher on the General Technical Aptitude Area of the Army Classification Battery
  • Have passed an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) with a score of 180 or higher and meet physical standards
  • Have a college Grade Point Average of at least 2.5
  • Letter of Acceptance to NMU
  • Letter of Acceptance from the PMS of that Army ROTC Battalion
  • Complete Favorable National Agency Check
  • Be medically qualified through DODMERB
  • Be eligible to Reenlist
  • Have no more than 3 dependents including spouse (waiver is possible)


  • Attend the 29-day Cadet Leaders Course (CLC) between your junior and senior years of college
  • An eight-year service commitment in the U.S. Army. This will be fulfilled by:
    • Serving on Active Duty for 3 years followed by service in the ARNG, USAR, or IRR


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