To be the best, our soldiers need excellent training. The Corps of Professors ensure each soldier receives quality education. Imagine yourself conducting research and teaching military history to young cadets of the AFP; being part of a group establishing doctrines on warfare for use of the Army; guiding instructors on the curriculum of Army training; teaching the future Generals of the Army. Later, you can become an education consultant and develop training for the Army. You can be posted anywhere, gain transferable skills and build an incredible career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach at Military Schools
  • Research on warfare and military affairs
  • Develop curricula on military education and trainings
  • Command military schools

How to be a Corps of Professor

Step 1: Online Application
If you have a Master of Arts and Master of Science or higher educational attainment, apply here for Corps of Professor.

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Commissioned Officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines may be appointed to the Corps of Professors upon their own application, in which case, except as hereinafter provided in paragraph (b) of this section, they shall be appointed in the same commissioned grades they held on the date of such appointment.
  2. Commissioned Officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines initially appointed in the following academic ranks shall be currently appointed in the corresponding grade indicated, if they hold a lower grade at the time of their appointment:
    1. Professor - Lieutenant Colonel (O-5)
    2. Associate Professor - Major (O-4)
    3. c. Assistant Professor - Captain (O-3)


  1. Holder of Master Degree in his field of specification
  2. Has an academic rank of Assistant Professor from the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges or the Commission on Higher Education-accredited institution
  3. Must have at least two (2) years of teaching experience in any tertiary level of education.
  4. At least 25 years old but not more than 40 years of age on the date of appointment.
  5. Physically, mentally and psychologically fit for military service.

Step 2: Qualify
  1. Initial Requirements:
    1. Application Letter to include the academic discipline the applicant intends to teach
    2. Summary of Information (Military Applicant) / Resume (Civilian Applicant)
    3. Transcript of Records of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
  2. Passed the Interview
  3. Of good moral character
  4. Passed the Physical/Medical Examination

Step 3: Training/Progressive Military Career

    Technical and Administrative Service Military Orientation Course is a pre-entry requirement for all applicants who want to join the active military service for the Technical and Administrative Service, Philippine Army. It is a 45-days training conducted at the AFP Health Service Educational and Training Center (AFPHSETC), AFP Health Service Command, Victoriano Luna Avenue, Quezon City. The TASMOC is designed to provide military orientation and training to P2LT's of TAS with emphasis on the AFP organization, its policies and practices and prepare them prior to their deployment in any PA Military Units (PAMUs) as active members of the Philippine Army Corps of Professor.

    Various learning opportunities are provided to poster one's personal growth and career advancement.