In which Acquisition Career Fields (ACFs) can an Acquisition Corps officer obtain certification?

By December 8, 2010FAQS
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In accordance with Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-3, Army officers can receive training, experience, and certification in the following five DOD Acquisition Career Fields (ACFs):

  • 51A: Program Management
  • 51C: Contracting
  • 51S: Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering
  • 51R: Information Technology
  • 51T: Testing and Evaluation

See DA PAM 600-3 for descriptions of duties and assignments within these five ACFs.