Can you join the military without high school diploma or GED?

Can you join the military without high school diploma or GED?

While you can join the military without a high school diploma, you still need to complete the General Educational Development (GED) program or have college credits for consideration by military branches.

Can you enlist in the military at 17?

Age Limits for Enlisting You must be at least 17 to enlist in any branch of the active military. The oldest you can be to enlist for active duty in each branch is: Coast Guard: 31. Marines: 28.

Can you go to boot camp at 17?

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You have to be 17 to ENLIST in boot camp (with parents permission). You have to have your GED/HS Diploma to ATTEND boot camp.

What do you need to join the Marines at 17?

Graduate from high school or earn a GED. In all cases, the Marine Corps requires a high school diploma or its equivalent to enter training. While recruits can begin the enlistment process without a degree, they must have graduated prior to shipping out for training.

Can a 17 year old join the military without a high school?

Now if you are under 17 you can enlist into a specialized program called the DEP (Delayed Entry Program) without a High School education, but you must be enrolled as a senior in a High School working on the completion of your diploma. Without a HS Diploma no 17 year old will be admitted into the US Armed Forces.

Can you join the military with a GED without a degree?

If you are a GED holder with no college or high school diploma, you can raise your rank to tier one by completing 15 college credits. Army recruits with GED certificates must also perform in the mandatory Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test in order to enlist.

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Do you need a high school diploma to join the military?

Very unlikely – almost no. High school diploma or GED is required to enlist in the military. There are times when military is short of recruits, they may lower the standards but this rarely happens – almost never

Can I join the National Guard if I dropout of high school?

Another options is to join the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. This is a program for high school dropouts between the ages of 16 and 18 who want to join the military. The program consists of a 20-week Residential Phase, during which cadets conduct daily community service activities and prepare for the GED test.