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TYPEPCT  Min AD  RR  SR  TOTAL ARMY ROTC (training)  College  6 mos.  7 1/2 yrs.  0  8 yrs. ROTC (active)  College  2 yrs.  3 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. OCS  6 mos.  2 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  2 yrs.  6 yrs. NAVY ROTC (regular)  College  3 yrs.  2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. ROTC (contract)  College  2 yrs.  3 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. ROTC (air)  College +  3 1/2 yrs.  1 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. OCS  4 mos.  3 yrs.  1 2/3 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. Av. OCS  4 mos.  3 1/2 yrs.  1 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. NAVCAD (2 yr. College)  1 1/2 yrs.  2 yrs.  3 yr.  1 yr.  7 1/2 yrs. MARINE CORPS. PLC  2 summers  3 yrs.  2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. PLC (air)  2 summers  3 1/2 yrs  1 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. OCC  4 mos.  3 yrs.  1 2/3 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. Av. OCC  4 mos.  3 1/2 yrs  1 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. AIR FORCE ROTC  College  3 1/2 yrs.  1 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. OCS  6 mos.  3 1/2 yrs.  1 yr.  1 yr.  6 yrs. Av. Cadets  1 1/2 yrs.  3 yrs.  2 yrs.  1 yr.  7 1/2 yrs. COAST GUARD OCS  4 mos.  3 yrs.  1 2/3 yrs.  1 yr.  6 yrs. The above chart lists the various training programs for officers. The ROTC programs must be entered as an incoming freshman, and therefore only the OCS (Officers Candidate School), PLC (Platoon Leaders Class) and OCC (Officers Candidate Corps) plans are of interest to most college men. PCT stands for pre-commission training.

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