ROTC Programs

Miami hosts Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) opportunities for students interested in the Air Force and Navy. Xavier University Army ROTC in Cincinnati serves as the host program for Miami ROTC Army cadets. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, cadets commit to serve in the U.S. Military after graduation.

Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC offers a scholarship program for highly qualified high school seniors as well as students already in college who are interested in commissioning as Air Force officers. Students who complete the AFROTC program commission as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force with a challenging career specialty like pilot, navigator, air battle manager, intelligence, maintenance, security forces, space and missiles, finance, doctor, nurse, manpower and personnel, or public affairs. For additional scholarship information or to submit an application, visit U.S. Air Force ROTC. For more information on Miami's program, visit USAF Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 640 at Miami University.

Naval ROTC

As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the NROTC Scholarship Program fills a vital need in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps. Full-ride scholarships, book money, a stipend, room and board, and commissioning opportunities are available for both prospective freshmen as well as current Miami students. Opportunities are available in aviation, submarines, surface ships, special warfare, medicine, and many Marine specialties. For more information, visit Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at Miami University.


Army ROTC is the top Army Officer producing program in the nation. Miami University offers Army ROTC for MU students seeking either full or part-time careers as Army Officers. All Army ROTC Military Science Classes and Labs are offered on the campus of MU Oxford. Miami ROTC Cadets have ranked among the top in the nation among their peers in Army Officer Accessions placement. Army Officer Career fields include Engineering, Nursing, Aviation, Cyber, Medical, Logistics, Maintenance, Intelligence and 10 other tremendous career field opportunities. Several scholarship options and financial aid assistance are available for qualified applicants. Prior service enlisted soldiers, as well as current Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers, are highly encouraged to explore this rewarding program. Freshman and sophomore level Military Science classes can be taken on an exploratory basis with no commitment to the Army. For further information, please contact Mr. Dave Ramsey (; 513-490-3527). You may also contact Master Sergeant Craig Harman (; 513-593-2983). Also, please feel free to visit Xavier University Army ROTC.