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Army Promotion Points

Posted : Wednesday July 6, 2011
Created by: MSG Randall High, U.S. Army (ret)

Advance Your Military Career with Online Education

Do you miss the promotion point cut-off score each month, despite high weapon qualification and Army Physical Fitness Test scores, along with points in military education? There is a better way. As of June 1, 2011, you can earn the following Army promotion points with civilian education:

  • 1 point per civilian education course passed, including CLEP/DANTES tests
  • 10 points for earning a degree while serving
  • 10 points for earning at least a 1/1 rating on a Defense Language Proficiency test

Under the current promotion point rules, Specialists (E4) can earn a maximum of 75 civilian education points toward promotion to Sergeant (E5). Sergeant (E5) can earn up to 100 points toward promotion to Staff Sergeant (E6). Promotion points for civilian education at the senior enlisted grades are also capped at 100 points.

It gets better!

Why not let the military pay for your civilian education? Thanks to education benefits like the Army's Tuition Assistance program, Tuition Top-Up, the Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bills, you can earn a degree at little or no cost to you. By using online education, you can study when it fits into your schedule. It doesn't matter where you're stationed as long as you have access to the Internet. What are you waiting for?

By taking civilian education classes now, you can get the promotion points you need today and prepare for the post-secondary education you need tomorrow to launch a post-Army career.

For additional information on Army promotion, see the U.S. Army Human Resources Command

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