Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program, while not offered on the King University campus, is available through a program offered at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). King University, in cooperation with ETSU and the United States Army, offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) opportunity for King students to enroll in the Military Science program at ETSU. The program is designed to develop the students’ managerial and leadership abilities, introduce students to the mission and organization of the United States Army and prepare advanced-course students for service as commissioned officers in the Active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
An academic major is not offered at King University. However, upon completion of the reserve officer training programs and the undergraduate degree at King University, a student will receive a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army.
King undergraduate students may participate in the program and are eligible for all the benefits associated at ETSU. The ETSU courses in the ROTC program are noted on the students’ King transcript. King, however, reserves the right to determine which courses are appropriate and consonant with its educational objectives. These courses are listed in the academic catalog under Military Science for the Army Program.
Military Science (MSCI) Courses
These courses are offered at East Tennessee State University and are only available to students enrolled in the Army ROTC program. Courses are counted as general electives towards graduation.
For more information see the King University Academic Catalog.
Participating students are eligible for Army ROTC scholarships. These scholarships pay annual tuition costs and a textbook allowance. Scholarship cadets also receive a tax-free subsistence allowance of $300-$500 a month for up to 10 months each academic year in which the scholarship is in effect. Students who receive a ROTC Scholarship can receive their ROTC funds and King University institutional aid up to the cost of tuition and fees. Please be advised, not all fees are covered. If you have any questions regarding your financial aid award as a ROTC scholar please contact the Financial Aid Office.
A.J. Cox, GS
Recruiting Operations Officer
Department of Military Science
East Tennessee State University