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Schools in Alabama Near Redstone Arsenal

Redstone Arsenal is located in Tennessee Valley in northern Alabama. Built in 1941 to produce conventional chemical ammunition for use in World War II, Redstone has remained the center of the Army's rocket and missile programs.

Fast facts about Redstone Arsenal:

  • Size of base: 1,900 active duty with 2,600 family members, 60,000 retirees with 70,000 family members, and 24,000 civilian employees
  • Average temperature: 39-80 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Geography: Mesas, hills, and mountains

The area is a sportsman's paradise, perfect for fishing, hunting, boating, water skiing, picnicking, hiking, biking, or just hanging out and enjoying the scenery. If cultural activities are appealing, you can find a number of festivals and museums. The Panoply Festival of the Arts, for example, was named one of the top 20 events in the Southeast by the Southeastern Tourism Society.

Redstone Arsenal Education

Redstone Arsenal also offers educational programs and services to support the professional career and personal goals for servicemembers. On-post colleges include Athens State University, Columbia College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the Florida Institute of Technology. Online college options also make degree programs and certificates available completely online.

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Why Choose Widener University?

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

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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

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...

Abilene Christian University (ACU), founded in 1906 and affiliated with the Church of Christ, has a long and proud heritage dedicated to educating students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. Instructors teach students how to think critically and globally in each of their respective programs, while still maintaining a focus on their particular program of study. ACU is an academically notable institution top ranked by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges", as well as The Princeton Review and Forbes.

Abilene Christian University offers a number of innovative graduate programs which are unique in their focus for preparing graduates to take on leadership roles in a variety of settings. While the curriculum is faith-based, it has universal applications that students find useful when entering the competitive workforce. If you are looking for a new opportunity to help you meet challenges and become a leader, then look no further. ACU's programs offer the opportunity to gain personal achievement, career fulfillment and the chance to build strong, long-lasting relationships with your fellow students and our faculty and staff.

Programs: Master of Education in Higher Education

Locations: Abilene

Do you want to start working toward a career that actually makes you excited? If so, an education from West Coast University (WCU) could be the perfect choice for you! This accredited, private University has a history that dates back over 100 years. Today, WCU offers health care degrees that will help prepare you and educate you on the current trends and issues within the health industry.

Programs: RN to MSN (Online), RN to BSN (Online)

Located in the breathtaking Sonoran desert of southern Arizona and within an international border region, The University of Arizona is consistently ranked as a top public research university, offering graduate degrees in more than one hundred fields and is widely recognized for its cutting-edge research and innovation. The University of Arizona also offers Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs which enables the fusion of ideas, techniques, and expertise from the traditional academic fields to provide for the evolution of modern and imaginative methods of research, and the creation of new fields of endeavor.

Programs: Master of Public Health Online

Locations: Tucson

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

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

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...

As home sales increase, you can be ready to launch a new career. Allied’s real estate programs provide the perfect way to start a professional career - one with unlimited opportunity! Put yourself at the forefront of the real estate field as a salesperson, broker or appraiser.

Programs: California Real Estate License, Virginia Real Estate License, Nevada Real Estate License, more...

Locations: Laguna Hills

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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