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Military Science Department

The military science department at Northern Michigan University exists to teach and commission the future of the U.S. Army. These cadets will lead the nation through the 21st century and help develop good citizens. The military science program is built around four core values: integrity, academic and physical fitness excellence, selfless service and military proficiency.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Army ROTC scholarship program provides financial assistance for the education and training of highly qualified and motivated young men and women who desire to be commissioned as officers in the Army after graduation from college. Find out more information about different scholarships available.

Wildcat Battalion

The Wildcat Battalion is the official name of our ROTC program on campus. Learn more about its rich history, from our initial authorization to our current cadre.

Looking for an all-inclusive, informative resource regarding NMUWant to keep up on the Wildcat Battalion? Please <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/militaryscience/sites/DrupalMilitaryScience/files/UserFiles/Files/Pre-Drupal/Documents/Newsletters/WildcatRoar.pdf">click here</a> to download the Wildcat Roar.Like our official <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/NMU-Army-ROTC/166028570181139?ref=bookmarks">NMU Army ROTC</a> page and join our <a href="https://www.facebook.com/wildcat.battalion">NMU Wildcat Battalion</a> Facebook group to stay connected with other cadets, family members, friends, and ROTC alumni.Earn a <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/militaryscience/earn-commission">commission</a> directly after graduation and/or a <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/militaryscience/military-science-minor">minor in military science</a>. Regardless of your intent, the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/militaryscience/programs">Military Science program</a> teaches leadership skills that are highly sought after in both the public and private sectors. Training is the most important part of a cadet

Degrees Offered

What you'll do at NMU

Participate in weekly labs led by upperclassman of the ROTC program and take part in Leadership Development Exercises. Start every morning with physical training to meet physical fitness requirements. Maybe you’ll also join the Ranger Club, designed to give cadets extra training in patrolling, physical fitness and advanced military tactics. What’s certain is that you’ll leave Northern with a wealth of skills to be flexible and successful in whatever you choose to do.

Military Sciencemilitary@nmu.edu906-227-2236

If you have college credit and want to find out what will transfer to NMU, please visit www.nmu.edu/transfercredit