Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Missouri


For those who already have previous military experience, pursuing further education and training at the University of Missouri could be the right path for you through the Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Educational Program.

For the Regulations for Officer Development in the NROTC Program click here.  You will read and become familiarized with NSTC M-1533.2 – Regulations for Officer Development (ROD) Programs and Appendices A-O.  For all potential MECEP Students, MECEP guidance, refer to Appendix K.

For the Directive at NSTC, click here.


You will be fully engaged with the NROTC Program. As a MECEP, you will attend and successfully complete all the prerequisites identified in the area of your choice to study. You will interact with current Midshipmen in the program and begin the process of becoming a commissioned Marine Corps Officer. To learn more about this program, visit the MECEP website.

Mizzou’s active duty staff will ensure a successful transition from the Fleet Marine Force to the collegiate environment.

The standards set for Marines entering the program will not change as expectations increase. The active duty staff provide the knowledge and resources you will need in order to be successful in the program.

If you are considering attending the University of Missouri as a MECEP, click here and apply to the university.

All MECEPs accepted to the university should contact the Marine Officer Instructor, Capt LaLonde, by calling (573) 882-6653.


The Seaman to Admiral 21 Program was created to provide outstanding sailors with a college education and to enable them to become commissioned officers. More information can be found through the Navy’s STA-21 website.

If you are considering attending the University of Missouri or have further questions, you can contact the Recruiting Officer, Capt LaLonde, by calling (573) 882-6653.

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