Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) – Army or Air Force
Lindenwood University has agreements with Washington University and St. Louis University that makes the Army and Air Force ROTC Basic courses available to qualified Lindenwood students. These separate programs enable students to earn appointment as commissioned officers in the United States Army or the United States Air Force respectively. Students interested in pursuing these opportunities should consult with the appropriate Army or Air Force ROTC advisor. Any academic major may apply.
For Army ROTC the contact number is: (314) 935-5537.
For Air Force ROTC the contact number is: (314) 977-8227.
The Army ROTC program
This program is offered in conjunction with Washington University. The Army ROTC program requires the following courses: MS 10100, MS 10200, MS 20100, MS 20200, MS 30100, MS 30200, MS 40100, MS 40200, and MS 45000.
Note: Students must complete these courses in numerical order. Students must be contracted to go into MS 30000 and 40000 level courses. Students must also have completed U.S. basic training or complete the lower level MS courses in order to be contracted.
Minor in Military Science
A minor in military science may be earned by completion of 21 hours of coursework from the following: MS 30100, MS 30200, MS 40100, MS 40200, plus nine credit hours from MS 10100, MS 10200, MS 20100, MS 20200, HIS 20700, HIS 21400, HIS 33800, REC 11300, and REC 12500.
Simultaneous Membership Program/Reserve Officer Training Corps (SMP/ROTC)
This program enables members of the Missouri Army National Guard to participate in ROTC to earn their commission as officers in the U.S. Army, obtain a bachelor’s degree in a field of their choice, and have a guaranteed obligation with the Missouri Army National Guard. Special financial incentives and entitlements are available for these students. See Financial Aid.
Air Force ROTC (AES) Aerospace Studies
This program is offered in conjunction with St. Louis University. The Air Force ROTC program requires the following courses: AES 10100, AES 10200, AES 11000, AES 11200, AES 20100, AES 20200, AES 30100, AES 302, AES 40100 and AES 40200.
Minor in Aerospace Studies
A minor in aerospace studies may be earned by completion of 21 hours of coursework from the following: AES 30100, AES 302, AES 40100 and AES 40200, plus nine credit hours AES 10100, AES 10200, AES 20100, AES 20200, HIS 20700, HIS 21400, HIS 33800, REC 11300, and REC 12500.