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Discover unrivaled leadership training for success in any career field with the military science leadership minor at UWF, part of the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. 

Why Study Military Science and Leadership at UWF?

Army ROTC offers two-, three- and four-year programs to develop the future leaders of the United States Army and to learn the leadership skills needed for success.

Cadets can qualify for a $420 per month stipend or compete for scholarships that cover full tuition and fees up to $10,000 a year in room and board. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, not financial need.

Our facilities include a 40-foot rappel tower and a low ropes course. Army ROTC provides rappelling equipment and certified instructors.

What You Will Learn

In addition to academic and practical application of leadership, you will learn military tactics and strategy, professional conduct and ethical decision-making.

The Basic Course takes place during your first two years in college as elective courses.

Freshman year topics include:

  • Introduction to Army Leadership
  • Army Customs and Traditions
  • Military Operations and Tactics
  • Goal Setting and Accomplishment
  • Health and Physical Fitness

Sophomore year topics include:

  • Applied Leadership Theory
  • Communications
  • Principles of War
  • Military Operations and Tactics

Entering the Advanced Course requires a commitment to serve as an officer in the U.S. Army after you graduate.

Junior year topics include:

  • Command and Staff Functions
  • Law of War
  • Weapons
  • Team Dynamics and Peer Leadership
  • Military Operations and Tactics

Senior year topics include:

  • Training the Force
  • Military Justice
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Personnel Management
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Post and Installation Support
  • Military Operations and Tactics