Academic Programs


USF is one of only 50 campuses in the Nation that hosts ROTC programs from all of the nation's Armed Services (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force). If you are an incoming or current student at any of the USF campuses check out the opportunities with USF ROTC programs.


The Department of Military Science for Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) was established to select and prepare students to serve as officers in the Regular and Reserve components of the United States Army.

Naval ROTC

The Naval Science Program at USF is administered by the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Unit. This program affords selected men and women the opportunity to receive instruction in Navy specified courses which, in conjunction with the baccalaureate degree, will qualify them for a commission in the United States Navy or Marine Corps.

Air Force ROTC

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of South Florida (USF) is an educational program designed to give men and women the opportunity to become an Air Force officer while completing a degree.

The Joint Military Leadership Center (JMLC)

The Joint Military Leadership Center focuses on preparing future commissioned officers to lead in a joint, multi-national environment through providing and maintaining a unique, state of the art, joint training facility for ROTC; sponsorship of joint activities; and promotion of joint planning and inter-service cooperation.