Officer Candidate School
Officer Candidate School (OCS) is an intense leadership training ground. It is physically and mentally challenging, and not everyone is cut out for it. Those who are accepted, and make it through, agree it is one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. Whether you are a first-time Soldier or have prior military experience, OCS will transform you into an effective leader.
ADVANCE AND BE RECOGNIZED.
In order to attend Officer Candidate School you must be qualified in the following areas:
· Transcript indicating 90 credit hrs.
· GT score of 110 or above
· Must be able to obtain Secret security clearance.
· Soldier preferably between the ages of 21yrs - 41yrs & 364 days. Must be commissioned prior to 42nd birthday.
TRADITIONAL OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL
Traditional OCS, also call State OCS, is an 16 month part-time course of instruction.
NGB ACCELERATED OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL
NGB Accelerated OCS (A-OCS) Course is an eight-week accelerated OCS program
FEDERAL OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL
Federal Officer Candidate School is a 12 week school conducted throughout the year at FT Benning, Georgia.