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Schools in Washington Near Fort Lewis

This February, Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base merged to become Joint Base Lewis-McChord, bringing it to full operational capacity and consolidating support functions to create one of 12 joint bases in the world. As such, Fort Lewis is growing and shifting as it moves through phases of consolidation.

The nearest city is Tacoma, the third-largest in the state of Washington, located at the base of Mount Rainier. There are plenty of activities both on-base and in Tacoma, and the base Website offers comprehensive layouts of things to do including golf, camping, hunting, guided tours, and intramural sports, as well as two free on-base museums.

A number of nearby colleges offer Fort Lewis education opportunities including:

  • Pierce College
  • Troy University
  • Brandman University
  • Central Texas College
  • Saint Martin's University

The colleges on-base provide residents of Fort Lewis education choices ranging from associate's degrees to master's degrees in a number of fields including psychology, education, business administration, engineering, and international relations. There are also several institutions in nearby Tacoma including University of Washington.

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Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, we have developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.  We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.


 

Programs: Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree

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At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

Programs: Masters of Social Work

The College of Health Care Professions is an ABHES-accredited institution with a long tradition of success. We are dedicated to providing quality online training programs, which conveniently provide you the knowledge and technical proficiency necessary to become employable in entry-level allied health care positions, all while supporting your continued career goals

Programs: Certificate Medical Billing and Coding

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.

Programs: Master of Science in Communication, Master of Science in Education in Special Education, Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, more...

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Portland State University’s online Bachelor’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice program is designed to produce more than graduates. It’s designed to create CCJ leaders. With a program taught by the same faculty as our on-campus program and delivered on a 100% online platform, our students receive the same level of support and education from instructors and academic advisors whether they are on our Portland campus or miles away.

Programs: BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Locations: Portland

Animal Behavior College offers affordable, flexible programs for busy professionals interested in animal careers. We offer hands-on experience in over 400 locations nationwide.

Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course, Grooming Instruction

The Accounting Academy was founded in 2005 and has been continuously approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private-Pstsecondary Education. 

 

The Accounting Academy is a career/vocational school specializing in training adult student to obtain entry and staff level positions in the accounting profession by teaching practical. real-world job skills that are not covered in college courses. 

 

Programs: Basic Computer and Microsoft Office Skills, Accounting and Bookkeeping

Locations: San Diego

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County.  Maryville University students may choose from 75+ academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

Programs: Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)-Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP), Online Master of Business Administration Supply Chain Management/Logistics Concentration, Online Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), more...

Stratford Career Institute can help you earn your diploma from home in as little as six months, thanks to their proven study methods.

Programs: Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist, Funeral Service Education, French as a Second Language, more...

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, nonprofit university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world. The online programs connect students to a dynamic community of devoted educators, accessible research, and a dedicated support team.

Programs: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy, Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, more...

Locations: Cincinnati

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