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Become a Commissioned Corps Officer

Overseen by the Surgeon General, the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is a diverse team of more than 6,500 highly qualified, public health professionals. Driven by a passion to serve the underserved, these men and women fill essential public health leadership and clinical service roles with the Nation’s Federal Government agencies.

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Join Us!

Join Us!

Are you interested in applying to the Commissioned Corps? Visit our How to Apply page to learn about the application process, entry criteria and agency jobs. Be sure to check out our infographic and overview video for more information.

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DoD-USPHS Partnership for Psychological Health

The Department of Defense and the U.S. Public Health Service understand what it means to take care of our troops. Click here to learn more about the DoD-USPHS Partnership for Psychological Health: Supporting Our Service Members and their Families Initiative.

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Watch Current Officer Profiles

Watch and listen to officers describe in their own words what a career in the Commissioned Corps means to them. More than ten officers, including dentists, physicians, and behavioral health professionals, share their unique stories.

COSTEP Program Changes

Discover Student Opportunities

The Commissioned Corps offers two programs for students to serve their country while completing or continuing their education. If you are a student, learn more about JRCOSTEP and SRCOSTEP.

Video Profiles

Officer in uniform See a day in the life of a Commissioned Corps officer and learn more about the mission and service of the organization.

Features

CAPT Stephen Spaulding New! Learn about the diverse and unique careers of officers serving the Bureau of Prisons, and the impact they are making on the public health of this vulnerable population.

Duty Station Map

Click the map to learn more about the duty stations where officers serve. Each color represents a different agency and each pin represents a unique duty station.

Duty Station Map

Social Media

Check out our Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube pages by clicking the icons to the right.

Talk to a Recruiter

For recruitment or application questions or information, please contact us through our online form, Facebook page, or at the number below.

1.800.279.1605

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