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United States Army
268 Constitution Road
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
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.
On-post college classes from seven universities: Columbia College, Central Texas College, Drury University, Lincoln University, Park University, Webster University, OTC Waynesville Center, and Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Education Services (Truman Education Center): (573) 596-0172
Provide adult and continuing education services to Soldiers, adult family members, Department of the Army Civilians and retired personnel. We achieve this by providing professional development programs, such as on-post college and university courses, counseling and testing, basic skills courses as well as, assisting transitioning service members with acquiring internships through the Career Skills Program.
The Truman Education Center is located in building 499 (4904 Constitution Ave.)
Our goal is to provide adult and continuing education services to Soldiers, adult family members, Department of the Army Civilians and retired personnel. We achieve this by providing professional development programs, such as on-post college and university courses, counseling and testing, basic skills courses as well as, assisting transitioning service members with acquiring internships through the Career Skills Program.
Bruce C. Clarke Library is available on post to provide both recreational and educational references to support off and on-duty educational needs.
The Truman Education Center, located in Building 732, offers a number of educational opportunities for the community, including college classes, testing services, on-duty classes, computer-based instruction, educational counseling and professional learning center services. Services offered include:
Counseling -- Professional guidance counselors are available to inform each Soldier, family member, or civilian of opportunities to achieve educational/career goals and to advise them on best courses of action.
Learning Resource Center -- Provides computer resources and Internet access. Students can take advantage of self-paced study and distance learning opportunities, partial MOS and research material.
Testing -- Offers tests for non-traditional credit leading to promotion points or college placement. We also offer specialized tests. Most tests are given to military personnel free of charge.
Tuition Assistance (TA) -- Helps defray tuition costs for active duty Soldiers attending off-duty courses leading to a diploma, certificate, or degree.
BSEP -- Academic education to increase proficiency in reading, math, and language skills and to improve GT scores.
English As A Second Language -- Instruction to help family members improve spoken English.
High School Completion Program -- General Education Development Testing (GED).
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 -- For more information, visit the GIBill website or see an Army Education Counselor.
Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) -- On-line system provides transcripts combining military experience with the civilian equivalent to active duty Soldiers and veterans.
Federal Financial Aid -- Assists with loans, grants, and college work study and is an alternate source of funding for college.
For more information regarding educational services, please click on the following link.