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Education Services Office
81 Ward Street
Building 916, Suite 2
Columbus AFB, MS 39710-7401
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
Educational opportunities are readily available on Columbus AFB as well as within a 30 mile radius. Saint Leo University offers undergraduate and MBA classes on Columbus AFB. All classes on Columbus AFB are open to military members, their families and local residents. East Mississippi Community College, Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University campuses are all located within a 30 mile radius of Columbus AFB.
The Base Education Center is the focal point for all post-secondary education programs at Columbus AFB for active duty military, family members, and civilians with access to the base. Academic advising is available for the Community College of the Air Force degrees, and general college information for Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard members. Testing services are available for military programs, and a National Test Center is located on base for College-Level Examination Program and Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support Exams. Learn more about the Columbus Education Center here.