Why Choose a Military School?
In the United States there are military schools at every level: college preparatory; two-year college; and college and university. Each offers unique challenges and great opportunities for today’s youth in many ways:
--Quality education is the foundation of all schools; each prepares young men and women to be strong leaders and involved citizens.
--Character counts and military schools offer an exceptional educational experience with emphasis on character development, leadership training, and academic excellence.
--Values are important and military schools stand on core values--like honor, integrity, duty, service and self-discipline. Traditional values are the hallmarks of AMCSUS schools and the graduates we produce reflect a commitment to these values.
--Service is rewarding and military schools emphasize developing a lifelong commitment to community, and country.
--Structure works for many, and experience suggests a structured setting provides an ideal academic environment in which to learn and mature.
--Success can be leveraged and military schools are committed to the lifelong development and career of each graduate.
Each of our schools provides a unique learning environment that facilitates development and growth based on the age and experiences of the individual student.
Military Preparatory Schools (grades K-12) understand how vital the formative years are for our youth. They recognize and understand that values and habits learned during this time will have a lifelong impact. Each student receives not only an excellent academic foundation but also essential life skills based on traditional values.
Contrary to popular opinion, these schools are not havens for troubled youth or “boot camps” with rigid disciplinary systems and hazing. Rather they are quality, accredited, highly regarded, educational institutions that emphasize academic growth and leadership development within a structured environment which encourages self-discipline and fosters accountability.
The goal of these schools is to prepare each student for college and for a productive life; they have a proven record of sending their graduates to the best colleges and universities in the country.
Two-Year Colleges build on the foundation of military preparatory schools by continuing the traditions of a quality education structured in an environment of self-discipline and self-motivation with the goal of preparing students for the rigors of four-year institutions or successful careers in numerous professions, including military service. Junior colleges focus on the intellectual aspects of higher education as well as individual character development through programs tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of students and career aspirations.
Colleges and Universities focus on the future by providing an exceptional education that prepares graduates to become principled leaders in all walks of life. They offer a broad range of academic majors and programs that are similar to the best schools in the country. Several institutions offer specific curricula related to the maritime industry, aeronautical engineering, government service, and military careers for men and women, while others offer a traditional liberal arts education. Those who complete the rigorous academic programs will possess the competencies and knowledge needed to succeed in the global environment. While many choose to serve as military officers, all graduates develop the leadership skills and ethical foundation that will contribute to a lifetime of leadership success in all walks of life.
Military schools at all levels are quality educational institutions that use a unique and proven model emphasizing academic growth, leadership development, and strong values to prepare young people for lives of citizenship and service. Graduates of these schools are leading our country as businessmen and women, educators, artists, scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs, military officers, and government officials.