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Marine Corps

As a Marine Option (MO) midshipman or Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP) student, you will have taken your first step towards a series of trials that will not only test your mental but physical abilities as well, as you seek to obtain a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to being a member of the NROTC Battalion, you will belong to an elite group known as the Leatherneck Platoon.

As a Leatherneck Platoon member the following instructions will be provided:

  • Conditioning Hikes
  • Land Navigation
  • Small Unit Leadership Drills
  • Physical Training
  • Naval Science Courses

Upon completion of a college degree and Officer Candidate School (link opens new window), you will continue down the path that many wish to travel but only a few are able to achieve... the title of a United States Marine.

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