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Force Development Center
921 Beacon Beach Road
Tyndall AFB, FL 32403
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.
Tyndall AFB Education Center The Force Development Center is the focal point on Tyndall AFB for all educational information. Classes and assistance are available to prepare individuals for exams such as the Graduate Equivalent Diploma (GED), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and college admission tests.The Tyndall Force Development Center provides many services. Professional counselors and technicians are available to assist military and civilian personnel and their family members. Retirees can be provided with unofficial academic evaluations along with information on financial aid, availability of courses, and the GI Bill®.CollegeThere are three local state institutions that hold classes on base and at their off-base campus. Gulf Coast State College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Troy University hold courses on base and in the local community.
The colleges and universities on base and in the local area provide a wide variety of courses and degrees from associate through Masters level. All courses required for the completion of an Associate's degree are readily available. Graduate programs are also available locally.
Offering associates of arts and sciences degrees, Gulf Coast State College holds a multitude of courses at Tyndall every semester. The Weekend Computer Institute provides computer classes on a regular basis.
Troy University offers bachelor's degrees in management and psychology; master's degrees in management, counseling & psychology, human resources management, international relations, and public administration.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an unique, totally aviation-oriented institution offering associate and bachelor degrees in professional aeronautics, a bachelor degree in management of technical operations, and master's degree in aeronautical science. All classes meet during the evening and on Saturday. Five nine-week terms are held each year.
Florida State University is located in Panama City. Florida State University Panama City enhances communities and creates opportunities by providing access to high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as encouraging regional military and business research partnerships to enrich and empower individuals to engage and change the world with strength, character, and skill.