The Platoon Leaders Class (PLC) offers two entry-level paths that lead to commissioning as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. The first is the Guaranteed Aviation Program. The second program is the Ground Officer Program. This program encompasses all military occupational specialties not directly related to piloting aircraft or guaranteed law.
For freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, the Marine Corps offers the PLC program. To be eligible for the U.S. Marine Corps PLC, a student must be enrolled full time. Openings are available for men and women with any major who are under the age of 28.
A rigorous process will determine whether you are qualified to become an officer candidate.
To be considered as an officer candidate, you must meet the following qualifications:
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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