Army Nursing

Army Nursing is an exciting career field with many opportunities. Please click here for more information on Army Nursing.

Army ROTC offers a 4, 3, or 2 year scholarship which pays full tuition, $1,200 yearly book allowance and a stipend of $300 per month for a freshman, increasing $50 per month each succeeding college year to $500 per month the senior year. Additionally, Nursing students can receive additional monetary benefits for good grades, NCLEX-RN review course and test fees, uniforms, clinical and laboratory fees, Malpractice Insurance, immunization and testing, a Littmann Cardiology Stethoscope, and a personal Digital assistance with NCLEX-RN review course. The Army ROTC Course is tailored for Nursing students will full emphasis and priority placed on the demanding nurse curriculum. Because admittance to the Nursing Program is so selective, a Nurse student who passes a medical exam, possesses good character and passes a physical fitness test can receive a Nursing Scholarship.

The MTSU Nursing Department offers 2 upper division seats for qualified ROTC nurse cadets in their program.

Interested students should contact Mr. John Bautch at 1-888-MTA-ROTC or 615-898-5702/2470.

Army Nurse vs. Civilian Professional

Your salary including housing & subsistence allowance based on 2006 salaries:

Starting: $47,060 After 2 Years: $51,319 After 4 Years: $71,785

Compare Your Future

Benefit Civilian Professional Army Officer


Two weeks per Year 30 Days per Year
Sick Leave Limited Unlimited, with full pay and allowances
Medical/Dental Possible Professional Discount FREE
Travel At Own Expense Military facilities around the world and free space available flight overseas
Recreation At Own Expense Officers Club, golf courses, etc. at reduced rates; free fitness centers. Planned family activities
Continued Education Possible Reimbursement Programs available for tuition; Army pays all tuition costs.
Retirement Social Security at 62 and own retirement plan Eligible for retirement after 20 years Active service. Paid 50% of base pay
Pay Raises As determined by civilian institution Automatic raises annually and with every promotion
Shopping Civilian stores Reduced prices with tax-free shopping at Base Exchange and Commissary, Garden Shop, etc.
Relocation Allowance At Own Expense Household goods moved at government expenses, plus paid moving allowances.
Life Insurance At Own Expense $250,000 term policy for only $16 per month
Job Security Seniority lost when relocating SECURE! Your seniority and security moves with you

"The Army Nurse Corps is one of the best career choices a nurse can make. It offers exceptional education and advancement opportunities in a rigorous clinical environment. And the rewards are immeasurable: leadership experience, specialty training, and the pride of serving one's country.

--Dr. Patty L. Hawken, RN

For More Information Contact:
Department of Military Science
Middle Tennessee State University
Forrest Hall, P.O. Box 52
Murfreesboro, TN 37132-0052
(615) 898-5702 or 898-2470
E-mail: Mr. John Bautch