FY-14 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD

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REF/C/DOC/TITLE 10 U.S.C./3JAN12//

NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1420.1B, ENLISTED TO OFFICER COMMISSION PROGRAMS 
APPLICATION MANUAL.  REF B IS MANMED P-117, MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.  
REF C IS TITLE 10 U.S.C., SECTION 6323, VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT - OFFICERS:  20 
YEARS.

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE FY-14 MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MSC) IN-
SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM (IPP) SELECTION BOARD.  THE MSC IPP PROVIDES A 
PATH FOR QUALIFIED, CAREER-MOTIVATED, ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN 
A COMMISSION AS AN MSC OFFICER.  THE FY-14 IPP BOARD WILL CONVENE IN OCTOBER 
2013 AND BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTIES:  HEALTH CARE 
ADMINISTRATION, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE, PHARMACY, PHYSICIAN 
ASSISTANT, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, AND RADIATION HEALTH.

2.  THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED SAILORS, MARINES, AND NAVY 
FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) PERSONNEL IN ANY RATING OR MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL 
SPECIALTY IN PAY GRADES E5 THROUGH E9 AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.  WAIVERS FOR 
E4 PAYGRADES WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE- BY-CASE BASIS FOR PHYSICIAN 
ASSISTANTS APPLICANTS ONLY.  MEMBERS OF THE INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE (IRR) OR 
SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR SPECIAL WORK (ADSW), ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING 
(ADT), ONE-TO-THREE YEAR RECALLS, OR ACTIVE RESERVE MARINES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE 
FOR THIS PROGRAM.

3.  APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ARE PROVIDED IN CHAPTERS 
1, 2, AND 6 OF REF A AND THIS NAVADMIN.  A SUBSEQUENT MARINE ADMINISTRATIVE 
MESSAGE (MARADMIN) WILL OUTLINE CONDITIONAL RELEASE PROCEDURES FOR ACTIVE DUTY 
MARINES WHO ARE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM.

4.  APPLICANTS MUST NOT HAVE REACHED THEIR 42ND BIRTHDAY BY THE TIME OF 
INITIAL APPOINTMENT AND COMMISSIONING.  AGE WAIVERS WILL NOT BE GRANTED.

5.  AMPLIFYING INFORMATION FOR THE FY-14 IPP BOARD.
    A.  APPLICANTS ASSIGNED TO A NUCLEAR TRAINING COMMAND OR WHO HOLD A 
NUCLEAR NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION (NEC) (335X, 336X, 338X,
339X) AND ARE APPLYING FOR THE FY-14 IPP BOARD MUST OBTAIN CONDITIONAL RELEASE 
FROM NUCLEAR FIELD DUTY PRIOR TO SUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATION FOR 
CONSIDERATION FOR THE FY-14 BOARD.  TO OBTAIN A CONDITIONAL RELEASE, AN 
APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT A NAVPERS 1306/7 ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION REQUEST TO 
OPNAV NUCLEAR PROPULSION PROGRAM MANAGEMENT BRANCH (N133) VIA THEIR DETAILER 
(PERS 403).  THE
FY-14 MSC IPP BOARD WILL ONLY CONSIDER NUCLEAR ENLISTED CANDIDATES WHO HAVE A 
CONDITIONAL RELEASE INCLUDED IN THEIR MSC IPP APPLICATION.
    B.  FOR APPLICANTS NOT ASSIGNED TO NUCLEAR PROGRAMS LISTED IN PARA 5.A.:  
APPLICANTS UNDER OBLIGATED TRAINING REQUIRE A CONDITIONAL RELEASE FROM THEIR 
ENLISTED COMMUNITY MANAGER (ECM).  TO OBTAIN A CONDITIONAL RELEASE, AN 
APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT A NAVPERS 1306/7 ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION REQUEST TO 
THEIR ECM.  THE FY-14 MSC IPP BOARD WILL ONLY CONSIDER ENLISTED CANDIDATES WHO 
HAVE A CONDITIONAL RELEASE INCLUDED IN THEIR PROGRAM APPLICATION.
    C.  PHYSICAL STANDARDS.  APPLICANTS MUST BE WORLDWIDE ASSIGNABLE.  PER 
CHAPTER 6 PARA 3.E. OF REF A, APPLICANTS MUST MEET PRECOMMISSIONING/ACCESSION 
PHYSICAL STANDARDS FOR APPOINTMENT AS AN MSC OFFICER PRESCRIBED IN CHAPTER 15.
    D.  TEST SCORES.  ACT, SAT, GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE), GRADUATE 
MANAGEMENT APTITUDE TEST (GMAT), OR APPLICABLE SCORES MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 
FIVE YEARS OF APPLICATION DUE DATE.
    E.  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 1000 AND THE MINIMUM ACT SCORE IS 42 (COMBINED MATH 
AND ENGLISH).  APPLICATION PACKAGES MISSING EXAM SCORES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED 
BY THE BOARD.
    F.  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, A GRE SCORE OF 1000 (PRE AUGUST 2011 EXAMS) 
OR 300 (POST AUGUST 2011
EXAMS) OR A GMAT SCORE OF 500 IS REQUIRED.  APPLICATION PACKAGES MISSING EXAM 
SCORES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.
    G.  FOR APPLICANTS APPLYING TO THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM, ONLY SAT 
SCORES WILL BE ACCEPTED.  THE MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE SAT SCORE IS 1000 (MINIMUM 
MATH 460).  APPLICATIONS WITH A SAT MATH SCORE BELOW 460 WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD.
    H.  PHARMACY APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT PHARMACY COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST (PCAT) 
SCORES.

6.  FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION APPLICANTS, MSC IPP IS NOT OFFERING FULL 
TIME OUT SERVICE (FTOS) TRAINING OPTION FOR THIS BOARD.  APPLICANTS WILL BE 
SCREENED FOR SELECTION TO ATTEND FULL TIME IN-SERVICE TRAINING AT EITHER ARMY-
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY GRADUATE PROGRAM IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION (SEE
HTTP://WWW.BAYLOR.EDU/GRADUATE/MHA) OR THE MASTERS IN HEALTH CARE 
ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY DEGREE AT THE UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE 
HEALTH SCIENCES (SEE HTTP://WWW.USUHS.EDU/GRADED (LOWERCASE)), A GRE OR GMAT 
SCORE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS IRRESPECTIVE OF DEGREES CURRENTLY HELD.  
IN ADDITION, APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SEEK CONDITIONAL LETTERS OF 
ACCEPTANCE FROM ONE OR BOTH SCHOOLS FOR INCLUSION IN THEIR IPP PACKAGE.

7.  FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION APPLICANTS SEEKING ENTRY GRADE CREDIT UPON 
SELECTION, MASTERS DEGREES MUST BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO JUNE 2014, MUST HAVE AN 
EMPHASIS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, AND MUST BE ACCREDITED BY ONE OF THE 
FOLLOWING ACCREDITING BODIES:
COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION (SEE 
HTTP://WWW.CAHME.ORG); THE ASSOCIATION TO ADVANCE COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS OF 
BUSINESS (SEE HTTP://WWW.AACSB.EDU); THE COUNCIL ON EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC 
HEALTH (SEE HTTP://WWW.CEPH.ORG); NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC 
AFFAIRS AND ADMINISTRATION (SEE WWW.NASPAA.ORG).

8.  FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT APPLICANTS, TO DETERMINE AN APPLICANT'S ACADEMIC 
ELIGIBILITY BY THE DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION, APPLICANTS QQQQ MUST SUBMIT 
THEIR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL SCHOOLS ATTENDED TO THE 
NAVY MEDICINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SEE 
HTTP://WWW.MED.NAVY.MIL/SITES/NAVMEDMPTE/PAGES/MSCIPPPAINSERVICEPROC
UREMENTPROGRAMPHYSICIANASSISTANT.ASPX) NOT LATER THAN 14 JUNE 2013.
POCS FOR NAVY MEDICINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARE LISTED IN PARA 12 
OF THIS PUBLICATION.  NOTE THIS IS NOT THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AN 
OFFICIAL IPP APPLICATION, ONLY THE APPLICANT'S ACADEMIC HISTORY.  APPLICANTS 
WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THEIR ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY WELL BEFORE THE OFFICAL IPP 
APPLICATION DEADLINE.

9.  APPLICANTS FOR THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM MUST HAVE AN ACCEPTANCE 
LETTER TO A MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY THAT HAS BEEN 
ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION 
(SEE HTTP://WWW.AOTA.ORG).

10.  FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, APPLICANTS ARE REMINDED THAT PER REFS A AND C, TO 
BE ELIGIBLE FOR VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT, AN APPLICANT APPOINTED AS AN OFFICER IS 
REQUIRED TO COMPLETE 20 YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE, WITH AT LEAST TEN YEARS OF 
SERVICE AS AN ACTIVE COMMISSIONED OFFICER (UNLESS WAIVED TO EIGHT).

11.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NOT LATER THAN 1 AUGUST 2013 AND MAILED 
TO:  COMMANDING OFFICER, NAVY MEDICINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 8901 
WISCONSIN AVE, BLDG 1, BETHESDA MD 20889- 5611.  ADDITIONAL OR AMPLIFYING 
DOCUMENTATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 13 SEPTEMBER 2013.  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/MSCIPPPAINSERVICEPROCUREMENTPRO
GRAMPHYSICIANASSISTANT.ASPX.

12.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE MS. BEVERLY KEMP AT (301) 319-4520/DSN
285 OR VIA E-MAIL AT BEVERLY.KEMP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL, HM1 ROSIE JONES AT (301) 
295-0925/DSN 295 OR VIA E-MAIL AT ROSIE.JONES(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL, OR VIA E-MAIL 
AT MSCIPP(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.

13.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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