University of Portland Bulletin 2012-2013

Advanced Course

Upon fulfillment of the basic military science and leadership requirements, students become eligible for entrance into advanced military science and leadership.

Advanced military science and leadership consists of twelve academic credits of classroom instruction and associated labs and physical training. Students also attend a paid, six-week advanced leadership and tactics practicum, the ROTC leader development and assessment course (LDAC), between their junior and senior years.

In addition, advanced military science and leadership students become the student leaders for the University of Portland Pilot Battalion.

Completion of all military science and leadership requirements qualifies the student to apply for Congressional appointment as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Entry Requirements 

All students accepted into the advanced course must:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States.
  2. Successfully pass the Army physical fitness test; meet height and weight standards.
  3. Successfully pass a physical examination (paid for by the Army).
  4. Meet minimum predetermined academic and qualitative selection standards. For further information, contact the Army Department of Military Science and Leadership, University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97203-5798. Telephone (503) 943-7353. Toll Free (800) 227-4568, ext. 7353.