There are forty eight member of the Faculty of Military Science who are an integrated group of military and civilian lecturers. Brig Gen Lawrence Mbatha is the Commandant of the Military Academy and the Dean of the faculty is Prof Samuel Tshehla
A Bachelor in Military Science (B. Mil) is awarded to students upon graduation in December. The B. Mil is the generic title for the degree which may be undertaken in three different fields, these being Natural Science (equivalent to B.Sc), Social Science (equivalent to BA) and Commercial Science (equivalent to B.Comm). Traditionally, Natural Science has been considered as the premiere degree due to its highly quantitative nature of its course contents (i.e. Mathematics, Physics). After graduation, they rejoin their Arm of Service to serve as officers. Post-graduate qualifications at masters and doctoral level are also offered.