Benefits of DOD-contracted universities

Benefits of DOD-contracted universities

by Ruth Cuevas and Amanda Palumbo
Stripes Europe

Being stationed abroad doesn’t mean you have to put your education on hold. You can continue your studies through DOD contracted schools for service members and their dependents with a variety of options to fit your lifestyle.

Central Texas College

www.ctcd.edu/locations/Europe

Offers vocational associate degrees in automotive mechanics, child development, hospitality management and much more. Classes are offered online and in-person

University of Maryland Global Campus

www.umgc.edu/index.cfm

More than 90 degree programs to choose from with specializations and certificates in liberal arts and sciences. Some degrees can be completed entirely online. Classes are also offered in-person.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

worldwide.erau.edu/administration/military-veterans/europe

Offering undergraduate degrees in aeronautics, aviation maintenance, technical management, aviation security and unmanned systems. ERAU also offers master’s degrees in aeronautics, unmanned systems, human factors and aviation maintenance. Each month there are new face-to-face and online courses.

University of Oklahoma

www.goou.ou.edu

Three graduate programs are offered: Master of Human Relations, Master of Arts in International Relations and Master of Education. Professors from the university’s main campus come to Europe to teach students in class while also offering a variety of online courses.

Not only can you continue your education but you could be eligible for financial aid and tuition assistance. Contact your installation’s education center for more details.

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