Prairie View A&M University graduates proudly serve all over the world as Navy and Marine Corps Officers. The goal of the PV NROTC Unit is to develop midshipmen morally, mentally, and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, honor, and loyalty. Whether you are currently a midshipmen serving in the Panther Battalion or a prospective student that is thinking of joining, you will receive your training from a combination of Navy and Marine Corps active duty staff with over a century of professionalism, knowledge and experience.
In the NROTC Marine Corps Option, you will receive significant financial assistance for your education at one of over 150 top universities and colleges throughout the United States. The scholarship includes money for almost all areas of school expenses including tuition, books, fees and uniforms, along with extra costs associated with being a full-time student.
As part of the program, you will participate in Naval Science classes and spend your first two summers learning about the Navy and the Marine Corps. Then in your third summer you’ll spend six weeks attending Marine Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Virginia. After graduating college and successful completion of the program you will earn a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.