Independent Duty Technician (Military Only)

Service members often find the prospect of college education daunting, but hospital corpsmen who have completed “C” school may be surprised to discover they are already well on their way.

Related Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Health Sciences graduates often go on to pursue GW’s online bachelor’s degrees in Clinical Health Sciences, Clinical Research Administration or Clinical Management and Leadership.

What can I expect to learn in the Independent Duty Technician (Military Only) program at GW?

Students complete online coursework in general education, as well as six credits in major courses within the health sciences.

What is the Independent Duty Technician (Military Only) community like at GW?

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds. This diversity provides a rich learning environment in which students share real-world experiences in a rigorous academic setting. This makes for a better learning experience and interdisciplinary learning.

What can I do in the Independent Duty Technician (Military Only) field?

Graduates of this program are eligible for promotion and continued training as physician assistants or in public health and clinical management. Graduates are also prepared for work in health care administration. Or they may choose to pursue bachelor’s degrees in related fields.