To become an officer in the National Guard:
- You must meet the Guard's general eligibility requirements
- You must have a four-year college degree*
- You must be a U.S. citizen
- You must be morally and medically qualified
- You must commission on or before your 42nd birthday
- You must have a 110 GT line score on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), with a base score of 70 or higher
Effective November 30, 2010, applicants interested in attending Federal OCS must have a baccalaureate degree or higher. Waivers for individuals without a four-year degree, but with at least 90 nonduplicate credit hours toward a degree, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.