Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

What is Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) ?

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) meaning Programs designed to augment the service academies in producing leaders and managers for the armed forces. Each branch of the service has a specific set of courses and training that a student must complete prior to becoming a commissioned officer. ROTC programs allow students to do this while completing their college education. Upon graduation members are commissioned (certified) by the President of the United States to serve as an officer in active, reserve or guard components of each branch


reference: IPEDS Data Collectrion System – Glossary