Minor in Military Science

About the Military Science Minor

The Military Science Minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of military science, leadership, and strategy. Through coursework, field training exercises, and leadership development activities, you’ll develop critical thinking and decision-making skills while exploring all aspects of military operations. The program, led by experienced military officers, offers opportunities for leadership experience and professional development.

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Why Study Military Science at CWU?

Studying Military Science Minor at CWU can provide you with valuable leadership skills, practical experience, and career opportunities, while also promoting personal growth and character development.

Whether you are interested in a military career or seeking to enhance your leadership abilities in other fields, this program can offer a unique and meaningful educational experience. Completion of the minor allows students to become commissioned officers in the United States Army. Graduates serve as Second Lieutenants on Active Duty, in the US Army Reserve or as members of the National Guard. 

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How much does this program cost?  

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.   

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Field Training

Field Training Exercises are conducted quarterly at military installations, providing rigorous practice and reinforcement of vital military skills. These sessions are interspersed with significant community engagement, where participants contribute to a community service program that annually volunteers over 1000 hours. 

Annual Norwegian Footmarch

We host the prestigious Annual Norwegian Footmarch Badge event in Ellensburg, which is another hallmark of our commitment to fostering physical endurance and camaraderie.

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