Veteran Resources

Education & Training

Syracuse University

Onward to Opportunity understands the time to train and place military families in jobs is while you’re still serving and not after. With no-cost training and certification in over 40 top-paying career fields and direct connections to military-friendly employers through our national partner Hire Heroes USA, this career transition program utilizes in-person and online learning options to best fit your needs. Please visit ivmf.syracuse.edu/onward-to-opportunity or talk with the installation team for program details and information on eligibility requirements.

CONTACT
    Laura Butler
    Program Manager | O2O
    Institute For Veterans And Military Families
    T 915.5.234.5140  
    E elpasosoo2o@syr.edu

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El Paso Community College

The Veterans Resource Center at El Paso Community College serves students who are active duty, retired, reservist or National Guard veterans, spouses of veterans and dependent children of service- disabled veterans. The Veterans Resource Center at El Paso Community College is a "one stop" service for veterans who want to pursue education. Our Friendly staff will answer your questions about programs and services offered to veterans, including the educational benefits programs offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VALLE VERDE / EASTSIDE
919 Hunter Dr 
915-831.3722

NORTHWEST / WESTSIDE
6701 S. Desert Rd 
915-831.8830

RIO GRANDE / UTEP AREA
100 W. Rio Grande St. 
915-831.4035

TRANSMOUNTAIN / HPU NORTHEAST
9570 Gateway Blvd. N. 
915-831.5030

CAREER TRAINING CNTR
215 Francis St. 
915-831.7737

MISSION DEL PASO / FAR EAST
10700 Gateway Blvd. E. 
915-831.7017

FT. BLISS
BLDG #639  
915-831.5311

http://www.epcc.edu

International Business College

International Business College appreciates the men and women who serve in the military and sacrifice their lives daily for our country. In their honor, the college will offer them a 10% discount in any program over 1000 hours. This discount is offered to any person serving in the U.S Military, Veterans, and their dependents (who hold current dependent ID.)

5700 Cromo Dr.
El Paso, TX 79912
915-842.0422

PROGRAMS: Business Administration & Management, Computer & Information System Security Management, Construction Technology – Specialty in Solar Power, Medical/Allied Health Support Technician, Criminal Justice (Associates Degree), Paralegal – Legal Support Technician (Associates Degree), Truck Driving/CDL Course

http://www.ibcelpaso.edu

International Truck Driving

The booming trucking industry is looking for people just like you, ready to get their license and get to work. With locations across the southwest, you’re sure to find a CDL driver training location near you. Our Sunland Park, NM campus is conveniently located to serve the El Paso, TX area. Our admissions office is located in El Paso, TX area.

3950 Doniphan, STE 0
El Paso, TX 79932
915-218-5094
TOLL FREE: 800-743-1414

PROGRAMS: Truck Driving/CDL Course

http://www.internationalschools.com

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Transitioning out of the military and starting a civilian career is a big change. We’ve helped thousands of veterans take the next steps to find a new career while helping identify benefits and maximize the skills they learned in the service. As a Military Friendly School, we provide approved training programs to prepare veterans for high demand jobs in a matter of months- not years.

1625 Hawkins Blvd, Suite 100
El Paso, TX 79925
915-772-2365

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS: Security IT (Network+, Security+), Network Systems Administrator (Network+, Security+, CCNA, MCSA), & Business Administration/Project Management (Excel, PMP, ITIL, Six Sigma)

http://www.nhwfd.com

Park University

Fort Bliss Campus Center 
639 Merritt St.
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
915-562-8450

ASSOCIATES: Information and Computer Science (AS); Management (AS); Management/Accounting (AS); Social Psychology (AS)

BACHELORS/UNDRGRAD: Public Administration [Business Relations; Criminal Justice; Fire Science Management; Homeland Security; Public Service] (BPA); Criminal Justice Administration [Corrections; Law Enforcement] (BS-CJA); Education Studies [Early Childhood Education & Leadership; Early Childhood Education – Teaching Young Children] (BS-Ed); Information * Computer Science [Computer Science; Data Management; Networking & Security; Software Engineering] (BS-CS); Management (BSM); Management/CIS (BSM-CIS); Management/Health Care (BSM-HC); Management/Human Resources (BSM-HR); Management/Logistics (BSM-L); Social Psychology (BS).

MASTERS/GRADUATE: Healtcare Administration (MHA); Communication & Leadership (MA)

CERTIFICATES: Terrorism & Homeland Security

Southwest University

Southwest University accepts some of your military training credits. Bring all transcripts, documents, Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Education Service Officer (Dantes) exam scores and we will carefully review and provide you with recommendations on obtaining credits for your military service. Southwest University recommends all veterans take available CLEP exams on Ft. Bliss for credit transfers where there is questionable content that cannot be awarded for transfer to Southwest University. Contact your ESO as soon as possible. An advisor can also help you determine how to best use your transfer courses, if you are transferring from another institution.

1414 Geronimo Dr.
El Paso, TX 79925
915-778-4001

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Texas Tech University

Military & Veterans Programs is here to assist veterans and their families in achieving academic, personal, and professional success. Our vision is to be the university of choice for military personnel, veterans, and their families. We assist individuals in a seamless transition from military to civilian life by establishing educational benefits, encouraging campus and community engagement, and helping to provide a positive experience through degree completion and on to a successful future.
2515 15th Street Drane Hall Room 147

Texas Tech University
PO Box 45026
Lubbock, TX 79409-5026
806-742-6877

mvp@ttu.edu

University Of Texas At El Paso

The Military Student Success Center (MSSC) at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is your designated starting point if you desire to pursue a college degree. UTEP boasts a stellar nationwide reputation and offers the lowest out-of-pocket tuition cost of any national research university. The MSSC and their dedicated staff (many of whom are veterans and students) are here to help personnel in any branch of the service to reach their educational goals.
The MSSC serves the military-affiliated community of El Paso, Fort Bliss and beyond as the epicenter for success at The University of Texas at El Paso. Through collaborative effort, the MSSC ensures student success by achieving academic, social and professional development from admissions to graduation.

500 W. University Ave
El Paso, TX 79968
915-747-5342

COLLEGES: Business Administration (COBA); Education (CEd); Engineering (CENG); Health Sciences (CHS); Liberal Arts (LART); School of Nursing (SON); Science (COS). Bachelors/Undergraduate, Masters/Graduate, Post-Graduate, Doctorate & Post-Doctorate Degrees offered.

http://www.utep.edu

Webster University

Webster University has offered graduate programs at its Fort Bliss campus since 1976. Classes are open to active military and their dependents, as well as civil service, civilians and retirees. The Fort Bliss campus is also approved for the training of veterans. Classes meet one evening a week from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Many students find that the Webster University–Fort Bliss location, small class sizes and individual attention result in better networking opportunities and successful learning outcomes within their profession or local community. 

Webster personalizes education to meet specific goals and schedule demands while maintaining full-time employment or actively serving in the military. In Fort Bliss and around the world, Webster University is recognized as a leader in global education and a pioneer in adult and military education.

BLDG 632 Taylor St.
Ft. Bliss, TX 79906
915-562-4400

PROGRAMS: MA – Business & Organizational Security Management; Counseling; Human Resources Development; Information Technology Management; Management & Leadership. MBA – Business Administration. MET – Educational Technology. MHA – Healthcare Administration. Certificate in Government Contracting.

http://www.webster.edu/ftbliss/

Western Technical College

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Office assists all students attending Western Technical College using education benefits under the Department of Veterans Affairs Educational Assistance Programs pursuit of a Bachelor, Associate, or Certificate Degree. Our goal is to provide the pertinent information required to all our VA students attending Western Technical College.

Veterans are afforded the same rights and must meet all academic requirements and maintain the same academic standards as any student attending Western Technical College.

9451 Diana Dr.
El Paso, TX 79924
915-566-9621

PROGRAMS: Advanced Welding; Automotive Technology; Automotive Technology & Performance Tuner; Automotive Technology & Light Duty Diesel; Business Management; Diesel Mechanics; Electronic Engineering Technology; Information Systems & Security; Massage Therapy; Medical Billing & Coding; Medical Clinical Assistant w/ X-Ray Technology; Physical Therapy Assistant; Refrigeration & HVAC Technology.

http://www.westerntech.edu

National University

National University was founded in 1971 by retired U.S. Navy Captain David Chigos. Today, we proudly serve active-duty and veteran students from all branches of the military who are earning their college degrees at home, on base, and abroad.

As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, we offer over 100 degree programs and tuition discounts for military personnel and their dependents. Our one-month classes, designed specifically for military students, are offered online, on campus, and on over a dozen military bases, so you can attend class without disrupting your duties.
Headquarters

11255 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Main Office & Admissions
(800) NAT-UNIV (800-628-8648)
Office Hours 8 AM - 5 PM (Mon-Fri)

https://www.nu.edu

Grand Canyon University

With honor, Grand Canyon University (GCU) proudly serves military service members, veterans, Department of Defense personnel and their dependents. The demands of military life, with deployments and irregular schedules, can make school complex. In addition to traditional campus classes, GCU offers flexible online and evening degree programs to help you enhance skills, and gain a competitive edge in military and civilian markets. Forge your path at GCU, one of the nation's top military-friendly colleges.

University Development Counselor Support
David Oropeza 
9565 Diana Drive
El Paso, TX 79924
Office: (915) 478-4541

Over 150 online degree programs offered, free evaluation of Military training/transcripts, Special Rate for Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, and their spouses.

Scholarships for Veterans, spouses, DOD employees, Depart of Public Health Services, or National Oceanic Atmospheric Association  (NOAA).

Colleges: Business, Christian Studies, Education, Fine Arts and Production, Humanities and Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Care, Technology and Cybersecurity Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate Degrees offered, Post Graduate Certificates offered, Single Courses

http://www.gcu.edu/elpasoveterans