Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program

RESULTS:  AY22 Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program Selection


 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  **NEW**  MECP NAVADMIN 095 20.pdfMECP NAVADMIN 095 20.pdf
your application **NEW**  OPNAVINST 1420.1B APPENDIX D.pdfOPNAVINST 1420.1B APPENDIX D.pdf
MECP Package Checklist.docx
IA Sheet (Rev -2021).pdf
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. AN AGE WAIVER WILL NOT BE GRANTED.

Contact Information:
Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command
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
Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command
8955 Wood Road
16th Floor, Rms 16141, 16148
Bethesda, MD 20889-5611 
Phone: (301) 295-0925 or (301) 319-4520
Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command
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
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