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Commissioning Programs



  "Ever want more from your military career? Do you have your bachelor's degree? Ever think about becoming an Officer through the Officer Candidate School (OCS) program but perhaps don’t have a clue how to get there?  We have put together everything you need to get started on your OCS application and how to submit your OCS package to Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (CNRC) in accordance with OPNAVINST 1420.1B, Chapter 4."

  OCS-related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pre-Entry Physical Training Plan
OCS Application Checklist
What Happens Next
OCM link for Age Waivers
Fillable Officer Interview Forms
Fillable Officer Program Application Form

Fillable Officer Tattoo Screening Form

   To view the Program Authorizations (PA) for Officer Candidate School (OCS) click on the below link:

Program Authorizations (PA)

FY18 Board Schedule (updated 25 JAN 2018)

For all questions regarding this program send an email to



 FY-16 Seaman to Admiral - 21 Program Announcement

FY -15 Seaman to Admiral - 21 Brief 



Commissioning Programs Manual   OPNAVINST 1420.1 (Series)


Name of Program OPNAVINST Reference MPM ART
LDO/CWO OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 7
MECP OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 5






MSC/IPP OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 6 1100-040
U.S. Naval Academy

OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 3

OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 4           
STA-21 OPNAVINST 1420.1 Chapter 8 NAVADMIN 061/15
Uniformed Services University
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy





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