1. The Navy offers two service options to choose from during initial enlistment:
- Active duty officers serve full-time.
- Reserve officers serve part-time.
2. Navy medicine offers practice opportunities in more than 30 specialty and sub-specialty areas, including:
3. The Navy offers scholarships, financial assistance and continuing education programs:
- The Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) may offer 100-percent tuition coverage, a $20,000 sign-on bonus and a $2,300 monthly stipend.
- The Navy Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP) offers E6 active duty pay including full active duty benefits (e.g. medical and dental plans).
- Financial Assistance Program (FAP) for individuals in Medical/Dental Residency program are eligible for up to $200,000+ of loan repayment program.
4. Individuals must meet the following list of requirements:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Enrolled in an accredited school.
- At least 18 years old, must be commissioned by age 42 (waivers can be granted to certain medical specialties).
- Be in good physical condition and pass a full medical examination.
5. Only 3 steps to apply:
- Talk to a recruiter.
- Apply for the position.
- Begin training.
Editor's note: For more information on Navy physicians, visit https://www.navy.com/careers/medical.