Government And Public Administration Cluster

Based on The National Career Clusters® Framework comprised of 16 Simulated Workplace Career Clusters

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

JROTC – WVDE Partnership:

JROTC is a Federal program sponsored by the U.S. Armed Forces in high schools nationwide.  Its purpose is to instill in cadets the values of citizenship, service to their country, living drug-free and personal responsibility.  The program helps students develop self-reliance, oral and written communication, leadership, team-building and an appreciation for physical fitness.

For more information about West Virginia’s JROTC Programs:

All WVDE approved JRTOC programs of study are designated as Career Technical Education programs and must complete the following CTE requirements in addition to their Federal program requirements:

  1. Random Drug Testing
  2. Simulated Workplace
  3. Student Portfolio
  4. Technical Skills Assessment

WVDE – JROTC Program of Study Outline:

Government & Public Administration Career Cluster™ (GO)

WV CTE Program of Study: GO1070 JROTC

Program Required Courses:

  • 1065 JROTC I
  • 1066 JROTC II
  • 1080 JROTC III
  • 1081 JROTC IV

Program Elective Courses:

  • 1062 JROTC V
  • 1063 JROTC VI
  • 1064 JROTC – Internship
  • 0520 Work-Based Integration and Transition

Student Certification(s):

DoDI 1205.13 – A student presenting evidence of successful completion of at least 2 academic years of the JROTC program under any Military Department is entitled to advanced promotion to the grade of no less than E-2 on initial enlistment in an Active or Reserve component of a Military Service. At their discretion, the Military Departments may award the grade of E-3 for successful completion of 3 academic years of the JROTC program.


  1. JROTC cadets who successfully pass JROTC I and JROTC II courses will fulfill the 1 credit Physical Education graduation requirement.
  2. Successful program of study completers will demonstrate their technical skills attainment through the CTE portfolio and state-approved technical assessment processes.
  3. EVERY student must pass ALL safety exams with a score of 100% before having access to available equipment.
  4. JROTC I (WVEIS course 1065), II (WVEIS course 1066), III (WVEIS course 1080), and IV (WVEIS course 1081) will fulfill 1 credit from an additional social studies course or an AP® social studies course (see Policy 2510 Chart IV).  Students must pass all four JROTC courses to fulfill the 1 social studies credit requirement.  This will not fulfill the requirement for World Studies, a U.S. Studies course, or Civics.