Fort Jackson Community
Army Continuing Education System
The J. Willis Cantey Continuing Education Services Center houses 18 classrooms, a science laboratory, four computer labs and two testing rooms. In addition, the 35,000-square-foot structure has a learning center, four college and university offices, and the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program. The education center, Building 4600, is on Strom Thurmond Boulevard and Lee Road across the street from Burger King and next to the Thomas Lee Hall Library. For more information on available programs and services, call 803-751-5341.
The Multi-Learning Facility offers computers to assist in training, education, and professional and self development. Individualized computer-based instruction provides students with numerous self-paced programs in such areas as the Collegiate & Career Readiness Enhancement (C2RE) program, formerly known as Basic Skills in Education Program, and computer applications.
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY COURSES
Midlands Technical College offers associate degrees in criminal justice and management at Fort Jackson. Numerous other degree and certificate programs are offered at the campuses throughout the Midlands. Soldiers and family members are welcome at all campuses. Midlands Technical College is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges and offers liberal arts transferable courses under this program. If you have further questions, please call 803-782-3213.
The University of South Carolina on Fort Jackson offers a varied curriculum rooted in the liberal arts and aimed at preparing students to continue learning in higher education settings and throughout life. The curriculum allows students to complete associate degrees in science and the arts. Military students and family members also may take undergraduate and graduate course at the Columbia campus. If you have any questions, call 803-576-7655.
Claflin University on Fort Jackson offers two undergraduate degree completion programs: a bachelor of science in organizational management and a bachelor of arts in sociology/criminal justice administration. The program is a nontraditional program serving adults 22 and older. The program is open to active-duty military, adult family members, retirees and civilians. Classes are held on post 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Contact the Claflin University Fort Jackson office at 803-787-0596 or visit the website at www.claflin.edu.
Webster University on Fort Jackson offers a master of business administration and four Master of Arts degree programs: human resources management, information technology management, management and leadership, and business and organizational management. Soldiers and their family members, DOD employees, retirees, National Guard personnel, reserve personnel and civilians may enroll at the Fort Jackson Webster University. Webster University is a global educator with more than 100 campuses worldwide, with 46 of these campuses on military installations. Military tuition assistance, veterans’ benefits, financial aid and deferred-payment plans are available. Classes meet one night a week. If you have any questions, you can contact the Webster University Fort Jackson administration at 803-738-0603.