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Army Education at Southwestern College

Army Education at Southwestern College

You know what dedication is – you prove it through your service to our country. Why not extend that drive to obtaining your degree? It doesn’t matter if you’re continuing or returning to school, we offer a college experience on your terms.

Southwestern College is a Proud Member of The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Army Degree

The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Army Degree (SOCAD) system consists of groups of accredited colleges and universities that offer job-related degree programs at the associate and bachelor’s degree level on or accessible to Army installations and communities. It is a system of college curriculum networks designed by Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) for Army Soldiers and their family members. Southwestern College Professional Studies is proud to be included in the SOCAD system.

College of the American Soldier

Southwestern College is proud to be a part of the College of the American Soldier. The College of the American Soldier (CAS) works in conjunction with GoArmyEd and colleges whose degrees participate in the Career Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Degrees Program.

CAS expands existing civilian higher education degree choices to provide Career NCOs with broad preparation degree options not tied to a specific MOS and that:

  • Provide flexibility in degree completion time
  • Maximize credit transfer between colleges
  • Maximize college credit for military training and education
  • Minimize academic residency requirements
  • Provide business- and management-related degrees

The Three Step Process to Receive Tuition Assistance for Your College Education as an Army Member

  1. In order to qualify for Tuition Assistance, all soldiers must first visit their installations education center and create a GoArmyEd account.
  2. Once a GoArmyEd account has been created visit http://www.goarmyed.com to apply for the benefit and to find out more information.
  3. Fill-out and submit the Soutwestern College Enrollment Application

Other Helpful Information

Information regarding Joint Service Transcripts

Southwestern College will accept up to 64 credits from your Joint Service Transcript. Once you have enrolled in GoArmyEd, Southwestern College will automatically request an official copy of your JST.  You can also access your JST by clicking the following link https://jst.doded.mil/  Southwestern College also requires that students submit official transcripts from each university they have attended within eight weeks of starting classes.  

Official Transcripts can be mailed to:

Southwestern College - Registrar's Office
100 College St., Winfield, Kansas 67156