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Commissioning Programs


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.

Fleet Officer (OCS) Application Checklist (July 2018).pdf 

 OCS-related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pre-Entry Physical Training Plan
What Happens Next

OCM link for Age Waivers

Fillable Officer Interview Form

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)

FY19 Board Schedule Final-Rev 4 (updated JAN 2019)

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 1131-050
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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