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TITLE:  DoD Instruction 1215.17, "Educational Requirements for Appointment of Reserve Component Officers to a Grade Above First Lieutenant or Lieutenant (Junior Grade)", 09/12/2002

SUMMARY:  This Instruction reissues DoD Instruction 1215.17, dated November 2, 1995, and implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures under section 12205 of title 10, United States Code, for determining which educational institutions may award baccalaureate degrees to satisfy the educational requirement for appointment of Reserve component officers to a grade above First Lieutenant or Lieutenant (Junior Grade). This Instruction also authorizes the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Navy to waive the baccalaureate degree appointment for Army and Marine Corps officers, respectively, whose original appointment as Reserve officer was through the Army Officer Candidate School or the Marine Corps Meritorious Commissioning Program.

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OPR:  ASD(RA), 703-697-6631