Still Time to Register for AFROTCThe Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC) program at Wilkes University is open to any full-time college student attending college in northeastern Pennsylvania, including King's, Misericordia, University of Scranton, Marywood, Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg, PSU-Wilkes Barre, Scranton and Hazleton, and LCCC.
AFROTC is a professional training program that prepares college students for future leadership roles as an Air Force officer (vs. enlisted) post-graduation. The program is an elective course that has three components: an academic class (one credit) , Leadership Laboratory (zero credits) and group fitness (zero credits) taken every semester throughout your degree program. Classes meet once per week on Thursday evenings at Wilkes University. The academic class is from 2:30 to 3:20 p.m., followed by Leadership Lab from 4 to 6 p.m. and group fitness (PT) from 6 to 7 p.m.
AFROTC is open to all majors and students can participate in the program for up to two years with no obligation. The class and materials associated with the class are provided a no cost to students. College students enrolled in the AFROTC program are eligible to compete for various scholarships (full and partial tuition), which also come with a book allowance and monthly stipend. And, just like any other college class, you can drop it at any time. If you decide to continue with the program, you can lock into an exciting guaranteed job after graduation with amazing benefits!
Please call Paula Andrews at 570-408-4872 to schedule an appointment to visit the office and meet with staff.
For more information about our program, visit the Wilkes website or check out the AFROTC website.