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Installation Education Centers

Visiting your installation's adult education center can save time in your education search. An adult education center provides resources for researching institutions, exploring ways to finance your education and potentially directing you to a point of contact at the institution of your choice.

Visiting your installation's adult education center can help you achieve your education goals. Adult education centers have experienced staff members trained to understand the unique challenges of being a military spouse. Staff members can help you find answers to your education questions, and most adult education centers can help you streamline your application process to take courses offered through accredited colleges and universities.

Counseling services

Career and education counselors can assist you in developing realistic short- and long-term education goals, help you develop a plan and assist you in taking the steps to achieve your goals.

Financial aid

Research national, state, local, university and military spouse scholarships that may help you finance your educational goals. Additional resources may include grants, loans, federal work-study programs and student employment.

Testing programs

Most adult education centers also serve as a National Testing Center offering exams, which may include the following:

  • College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP
  • General examinations
  • CLEP Subject Standardized Examinations
  • DANTES Subject Standardized Examinations, or DSST
  • Pearson Virtual University Enterprises, or Pearson VUE
  • Professional licensures and certifications examinations
  • General Education Development test, or GED
  • Other national certification examinations

Various testing agencies may also have approved your adult education center to proctor examinations and provide official results.

You can visit MilitaryINSTALLATIONS to locate your installation's adult education center. Enter 'Adult Education Centers' under the Programs drop-down menu and your installation or ZIP code to find a point of contact. If you need additional information regarding education opportunities, you can visit the Education, Training and Licensing lifecycle stage of MySECO or speak with a career coach at 800-342-9647.

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