Officer Accessions
The Officer Medical Service Corps


Consider the following:

Does your taste for adventure match your skill and desire?
Do you want to fully develop your leadership skills while being part of a dedicated team anywhere in the world? The Medical Service Corps may be the right choice for you.

As a member of the Army National Guard Medical Service Corps, you'll have the chance to develop your leadership skills while pursuing a career in one of the most diverse branches of the Army National Guard. You could be involved in unit operations and training, patient administration, medical logistics management, personnel management or administrative work at a staff headquarters or practicing your specialty in a field environment.


To qualify for an Officer appointment in the Army National Guard Medical Service Corps, you must:

  • Meet the prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned Officer;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have completed a Bachelor's program approved by Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education;
  • Be 21 years of age;
  • Be able to obtain a secret security clearance.


The Medical Service Corps is comprised of numerous specialties, each of which have additional qualifications. Specialties are divided into the following groupings: Explore each Behavioral Sciences, Aviator, Environment Sciences and Preventive Medicine and Optometry grouping to find the diverse specialties offered in the Medical Service Corps.