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United States Navy
Hickam Education Center (647 FSS/FSDE) - Air Force
900 Hangar Avenue
Hangar 2, Room 236A
JBPHH, HI 96853-5256
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.
Air Force Specific Information
The Undergraduate MOU colleges include: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Hawaii Pacific University, and Wayland Baptist University. The graduate MOU colleges include: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Hawaii Pacific University, University of Oklahoma, and Wayland Baptist University.
Adult Education Classes are offered at McKinley Community School for Adults (MCSA) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and nearby at the school's main campus at Moanalua High School. They offer non-credit courses to any person over the age of 18. For students who did not finish high school, McKinley Community School for Adults offers both a high school diploma program (GED) and English Language Learner program. Skills improvement/preparation classes are also offered:
Contact information for schools:
College credit by examination (CLEP, DSST, or Excelsior) is administered through the National Military Test Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam operated by Hawaii Pacific University. Testing is free to active duty members, Reserve, Guard and DoD Civilians. Testing is offered Mondays Walk-in 0800 - 1000 (Last Walk-in must be seated by 1000) and Fridays Walk-ins 0800 - 1400 (Last Walk-in must be seated by 1400); Appointments are for afternoon Speech Tests Part II on Mondays from 1230 - 1400. Phone number: 808-543-8054. During COVID mitigation, testing is not being offered via walk-in; all testing is now by appointment.
Hickam Education Center
Installation Education and Training Center
The Force Development Flight-Education and Training Section located in Building 2060, Hangar 2 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hickam Air Force Base includes:
Overview of Education Services
Education information, advisement, and services are offered during regular duty hours to all active-duty personnel, ANG and Reserve personnel, dependents, retirees, federal employees, and their adult family members with military ID cards. Before beginning any course or degree program, you should first speak with an Air Force Education Advisor with the Education and Training Section in Hangar 2, Room 236-A. Our education advisors are available to assist with education programs and provide information on various Air Force and related programs such as:
Information about education resources can be found on the Air Force Virtual Education Center in the Air Force Portal for active duty, ANG and Reserve personnel.
The Education Office can be reached at 808-448-8074 or E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Education Office now taking walk-ins.
Navy Specific Information
Navy College Office Hawaii
Welcome to the Navy College Office (NCO) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii (JBPHH). The NCO is a network of professional Education Services Specialists who counsel and advise Sailors and their family members on all matters relating to academic and vocational programs including tuition assistance for service members, DLPT, DLAB exam administrations and on-base and distance learning college classes. Sailors can reach their educational goals while on active duty through assistance offered by the NCO. Following are ways the NCO assists clients:
To schedule an NCO Education Counseling appointment:
1. Log into My Navy Portal using high bandwidth.
2. Click on the 'Career and Life Events' dropdown menu.
3. Click 'Training, Education & Qualifications'.
4. On the side bar click on 'Appointment Scheduler'
5. Click on 'Schedule Appointment' (VOLED Counseling or Language/Academic Test)
6. Select 'Education Counseling' (NCPACE & TA).
7. Select a 'Facility: Physical, NCO Pearl Harbor'.
8. Select the best time and date for you!
-Once all personal information is filled out and submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to you.'
CLEP and DSST Testing
College credit-by-examinations (CLEP or DSST) are administered by the National Test Center (NTC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Testing is free for active duty members and available to other military ID cardholders for a fee. To register for an exam, please follow the links below:
Register for a CLEP Exam: https://clep.collegeboard.org/register
Register online for a DSST Exam: https://tcnet.prometric.com/NYCNA
For questions, please email email@example.com
For further information on Navy College programs, visit our office or go to the Navy College website.
Navy College Office Hawaii location and contact information:
Bldg 679, Room 2241260 Pierce StreetJBPHH, HI 96860Phone: (808) 473-5705
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgCollege Classes
There are many options available when looking at enrolling into college courses in Hawaii. College classes are offered on the Pearl Harbor side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH) at the Navy College Office Hawaii, and there are also many colleges and universities in Hawaii who offer degree options for Service Members and their family members. Students can choose to attend a State public institution of higher learning, where active duty military and their family members are eligible for in-state tuition rates. Courses are available at college campuses off-base, via distance learning, or in hybrid format.
Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii Pacific University, and Wayland Baptist University also offer evening and weekend classroom courses (in hybrid format) at Navy College Office Hawaii, Bldg 679. Many of their courses may be taken via distance learning as well. Below are the degree programs offered on Pearl Harbor:Degrees offered by Chaminade University of Honolulu, Pearl Harbor office 808-422-8860:
Degrees offered by Hawaii Pacific University, Pearl Harbor office 808-687-7081:
Degrees offered by Wayland Baptist University-Hawaii, Pearl Harbor office 808-422-6688: