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Officer Training Command is not involved in any way with the selection process for OCS or any other Officer Program. Our mission is to train individuals who have already been selected for an Officer Program.

  1. If you are a civilian, please contact your local Navy Recruiting Office (link below) for more information on the Officer Programs (OCS, ODS, DCOIC) application process.  Request to speak with Officer Programs.  If you are interested in a medical program, specifically ask for a medical recruiter.  A recruiter is your sole point of contact for questions relating to career options, requirements, waivers, and start dates.
  2. If you are currently an active duty or reserve service member, contact your Command Career Counselor and your Chain of Command for advice on applying for an Officer Commissioning Program.
    The below link contains OPNAVINST 1420.1B, the Enlisted to Officer Commissioning Programs Application Manual. This document includes information and points of contact for:
    • The United States Naval Academy (USNA) and Naval Academy Preparatory School(NAPS)
    • Officer Candidate School (OCS)
    • The Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP)
    • The Medical Service Corps In-service Procurement Program (MSC IPP)
    • Limited Duty Officer (LDO) and Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Programs
    • The Seaman to Admiral-21 (STA-21) Program.

      Promotions and Advancement Programs - OPNAV 1420.1B
  3. If you are a commissioned reservist who is looking to sign up for DCOIC, please contact the training officer at your NOSC.  We do not schedule you or reserve quotas for you at OTCN.  Your command training officer needs to reserve your quota on eNTRS. For more information, please see ODS


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