FY-10 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MSC) IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM (IPP) SELECTION BOARD

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SUBJ/FY-10 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MSC) IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
(IPP) SELECTION BOARD//


RMKS/1.  THE FY-10 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MSC) IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT
PROGRAM (IPP) SELECTION BOARD WILL CONVENE OCTOBER 2009.  THE MSC IPP
PROVIDES A PATH FOR QUALIFIED AND CAREER MOTIVATED ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED
PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN A COMMISSION AS A MSC OFFICER IN HEALTH CARE
ADMINISTRATION, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE, PHARMACY,
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR RADIATION HEALTH.
2.  THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED SAILORS, MARINES, AND 
NAVY
FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) IN ANY RATING OR MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL 
SPECIALTY IN
PAYGRADES E-5 THROUGH E-9 AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.  RESERVISTS IN 
THE
INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) OR SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR SPECIAL 
WORK
(ADSW), ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (ADT), OR ONE TO THREE YEAR RECALLS, 
OR
ACTIVE RESERVE MARINES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.
3.  PER OPNAVINST 1811.3 AND 10 USC 6323, TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR VOLUNTARY
RETIREMENT, AN APPLICANT APPOINTED AS AN OFFICER IS REQUIRED TO 
COMPLETE
MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE, OF WHICH AT LEAST TEN YEARS WAS
SERVICE AS AN ACTIVE COMMISSIONED OFFICER. 
4.  APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ARE PROVIDED IN
OPNAVINST 1420.1A (CHAPTERS 1, 2, AND 6).  A SUBSEQUENT MARINE
ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE (MARADMIN) WILL OUTLINE CONDITIONAL RELEASE
PROCEDURES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MARINES WHO ARE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN 
THE
PROGRAM.  
5.  APPLICANTS MUST NOT HAVE REACHED THEIR 42ND BIRTHDAY BY TIME OF 
INITIAL
APPOINTMENT AND COMMISSIONING.  NO AGE WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.
6.  AMPLIFYING PROGRAM INFORMATION FOR FY-10 BOARD. 
    A.  COLLEGE BOARD (SAT OR ACT) EXAM SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL
APPLICANTS REQUESTING TO COMPLETE A BACHELORS DEGREE USING MILITARY 
FUNDING;
THE MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE SAT SCORE IS 1,000 (MINIMUM MATH -
460) AND THE MINIMUM ACT SCORE IS 42 (COMBINED MATH AND ENGLISH).
    B.  FOR APPLICANTS APPLYING TO THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM, 
ONLY SAT SCORES WILL BE ACCEPTED.   
    C.  PHARMACY APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT PHARMACY COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST
(PCAT) SCORES.  
    D.  GRE OR GMAT SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS REQUESTING 
TO
COMPLETE A MASTERS DEGREE USING MILITARY FUNDING (EXCLUDING PHARMACY).  
FOR
NON-MASTERS PREPARED APPLICANTS, GRE SCORE OF 1000 OR A GMAT OF 500 IS
REQUIRED.  
    E.  FOR HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION APPLICANTS, MASTERS DEGREES 
OBTAINED
MUST BE ACCREDITED BY THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTHCARE
MANAGEMENT EDUCATION (CAHME) (SEE WWW.CAHME.ORG) OR THE ASSOCIATION TO
ADVANCE COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS OF BUSINESS (AACSB) (SEE WWW.AACSB.EDU), OR 
THE
COUNCIL ON EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
(CEPH) (SEE WWW.CEPH.ORG).  MASTERS DEGREES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 
WITH AN
EMPHASIS IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL 
ASSOCIATION
OF SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND ADMINISTRATION
(NASPAA) ARE ALSO ACCEPTED.  APPLICANTS HOLDING MASTERS DEGREES NOT
ACCREDITED FROM CAHME, AASCB, CEPH, OR NASPAA MUST SUBMIT GRE OR GMAT 
SCORES
WITH APPLICATION. 
7.  APPLICANTS FOR THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM MUST SUBMIT THEIR
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL SCHOOLS ATTENDED TO 
NAVY
MEDICINE MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, TRAINING AND EDUCATION COMMAND NOT LATER 
THAN
15 JUNE 2009 FOR DETERMINATION OF ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY BY THE
DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF THEIR 
APPLICATION.
APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ELIGIBILITY WELL BEFORE THE APPLICATION
DEADLINE.
8.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NOT LATER THAN 20 AUGUST 2009 AND 
MAILED
TO:  NAVMED MPTE, 8901 WISCONSIN AVE, BETHESDA MD 20899.  
ADDITIONAL OR AMPLIFYING DOCUMENTS TO INCLUDE SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT/PCAT OR 
OTHER
SCORES MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER 19 SEPTEMBER 2009.  
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE WILL NOT BE REVIEWED 
BY THE
BOARD.  DETAILED APPLICATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT
HTTP://WWW.MED.NAVY.MIL/SITES/NAVMEDMPTE/PAGES/MSCIPPPAINSERVICE
PROCUREMENTPROGRAMPHYSICIANASSISTANT.ASPX
9.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- MS. BERVERLY KEMP AT (301) 319-4520/DSN 285 OR EMAIL AT
BERVERLY.KEMP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL
- HM2 HOLMAN AT (301) 295-0925/DSN 295 OR EMAIL AT
TODD.HOLMAN(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL
- EMAIL AT MSCIPP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.  
10.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//
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