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