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Champlain College ROTC

Learn firsthand what it takes to lead others, motivate groups, and conduct missions, becoming a leader for life.

Learn. Train. Lead.

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) is a world-class leadership program designed to be part of your normal college education. Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition.

Upon graduation from Army ROTC, you will earn the bar of a Second Lieutenant and be commissioned into the Active Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard.

What is ROTC?

Army ROTC is an elective curriculum that gives you the tools, training, and experiences to help you succeed in any competitive environment.

  • Benefits

    Check out all the benefits you can receive by joining Army ROTC. From scholarships and financial aid to leadership development, there’s something for everyone, and the benefits last a lifetime.

  • Cadet Life

    ROTC makes the student experience even richer. Not only will you gain valuable leadership skills, you will form relationships and memories that will last a lifetime.

  • The Green Mountain Battalion

    See what it’s like to be a Cadet in the Green Mountain ROTC Battalion, plus all the activities and training that are available to you.

Opportunities & Outcomes

Don’t just imagine what you can do. Go out and do it. With more than 200 Army Reserve and Active Duty jobs and unlimited possibilities, find a career that fits your skills and career goals.

  • Cyber Warfare Officer
  • Cyber Electromagnetic Warfare Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Financial Manager
  • Psychological Operations Officer


In addition to guaranteed employment after graduation, you’ll gain other valuable benefits that can give you a competitive edge throughout the life of your career.

  • Top-Secret Security Clearance
  • Problem-solving and strategic skills development
  • Scholarships that reduce student debt after graduation
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Army Career Match

Whatever your passion, there’s an opportunity waiting for you. Discover the range of career options with Army Career Match.

Find Your Path

Sample Curriculum

First Year

MIL 11 ROTC & the US Army
MIL 12 Military Skills & Followership

Second Year

MIL 21 Leadership & Team Development
MIL 22 Individual & Team Leading

Third Year

MIL 131 Lead & Train Small Organizations
MIL 132 Lead & Manage Small Organization

Fourth Year

MIL 241 Leadership Challenges & Goalsetting
MIL 242 Lead Org Ethically & Competently

*This table is a sample of possible electives taken in addition to any coursework associated with your major.

Full Curriculum for Military Studies (MIL)


Office of Veteran & Military Services

Perry Hall, Room 121
Champlain College
Burlington, VT 05402-0670
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