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United States Air Force
Andrews Education Services
1413 Arkansas Ave.
Andrews AFB, MD 20762
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.
The Education and Training section provides base-level education and training support to the "Total Force." The education office oversees authorization of over 4 million dollars in tuition assistance funding for degrees of higher education. Primary programs include Community College of the Air Force student advisement, academic and vocational guidance/counseling from basic skills to graduate level, and guidance on all commissioning program applications.
Other education opportunities include Air Force COOL, Career Skills Program, Education Deferments, Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bills, Transition GPS - Accessing Higher Education Workshops, and the AF Institute of Technology. The office acts as a focal point to enroll in Intermediate and Senior Development Education (IDE/SDE) via correspondence.
The testing program includes tests for college credit, undergraduate college admission, certification and interest tests. The office oversees and coordinates activities and programs of five institutions of higher learning which offer 35 degree programs on base.
The Education Center can be located at Bldg 1413 Arkansas Ave, Rm. 100, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 20762. Phone 301-981-6377. Website: https://www.andrewsfss.com/education-training
The education and training section provides military members and their families the opportunity to achieve their individual educational goals. They provide many educational services, both in the center and through the outreach education program.
Central Michigan University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prince George's Community College, University of Maryland, University College, and Webster University offer classes at Andrews Monday through Saturday.
Counselors and specialists help with applications for commissioning and degree planning. Air Force Institute of Technology courses and other professional military education courses such as Squadron Officer School, Air Command & Staff College, Air War College and Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy can be done by correspondence and/or seminar. The end-of-course exams are also available.
Military personnel may apply for tuition assistance and obtain information on Veterans Administration education benefits and federal grants or loans.