Navy Advancement Career Guide & NPC News

Navy Enlisted to Officer Programs

The enlisted to officer programs allow enlisted sailors in the United States Navy to become an officer if they meet the criteria specified for a particular officer program. Besides recommendations for the specific program you should be aware of what applies to all programs.

General Guideline:

  • Your performance must be superior to your peers
  • You should be a team player
  • Keep your uniform & grooming above standard
  • Be an expert in your field
  • Continue your education as much as possible

Competition is tough but these programs allow top-notch Sailors to becoming an officer in the United States Navy. If you are interesting in one of these programs, you should first become familiar with the instructions that govern these programs. You can then gather the required information you will need when you talk to your Career Counselor, chain of command or Officer who has knowledge of these programs.