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Enlisted Commissioning Programs

Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program

Click Here For The FY15 MECP Results
 NEW UPDATE: Click Here For The FY-16 MECP Instruction



ADDENDUMS DUE- 20 October 2015
05 November 2015

MECP is a commissioning program offering qualified enlisted men and woman from all enlisted ratings a chance to earn an entry-level nursing degree followed by an appointment as an Ensign in the Nurse Corps.  MECP is open to active duty enlisted sailors and marines. 
Those accepted into the program receive full pay and benefits of their pay grades while going to school in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN).   MECP students may use their Montgomery G.I. Bill as well as other outside financial assistance to pay for schooling.  
Passing the NCLEX is required to practice as a registered nurse.
This page is designed as an information source, to assist you in the preparation of your package as well as IMPORTANT need-to-know NAVADMIN and OPNAV instructions.
Please read the OPNAVINST 1420.1B, CH 2
​following documents OPNAVINST 1420.1B, CH 5
prior to preparing  NAVADMIN 132/14
​your application OPNAVINST 1420.1B, Appendix D - MECP Checklist
package. MECP Sample Folder
FY13 MECP Board Members and Goals
Interview Appraisal Sheet
All MECP Applicants MUST take the SAT or ACT.
Recommended Minimum Scores:
SAT - 1000 (Verbal & Math)
ACT - 42 (English & Math - Combined scores)
You must not have reached your 42nd birthday by the time of initial appointment/commissioning. NO AGE WAIVER WILL BE GRANTED.

Contact Info

 Navy Medicine Professional
 Development Center
 Medical Enlisted Commissioning 
 Program (MECP)
 16th Floor, Rms 16141, 16148
 8955 Wood Road
 Bethesda, MD 20889-5611
Phone:  (301) 319-4520 (DSN 285-4520); 301-295-0925 (DSN 295-0925)
FAX:  301-295-1783
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Commanding Officer
Navy Medicine Professional Development Center
 8955 Wood Road
16th Floor, Rms 16141, 16148
Bethesda, MD 20889-5611 
Phone: (301) 295-0925 or (301) 319-4520
Navy Medicine Professional
Development Center
Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP)
 8955 Wood Road  
16th floor, Rms 16141, 16148
Bethesda, MD 20889-5611
Phone:  (301) 319-4520 or (301) 295-0925​
FAX 301-295-1783