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Education Office

The Education and Training Center (ETC) is home-based to Voluntary Education, Base Training, Formal Training, Civilian Training Management, and Testing. The ETC offers excellent educational opportunities to military personnel, family members, and civilian employees. On and off-base programs are available, as are a number of other services.

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Programs

87FSS

Programs at the ETC include:

  • College Classes
  • Academic Advising
  • Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) Counseling
  • Air Force Commissioning Advisement
  • Kuder Career Guidance Tools
  • USAF/Military Tuition Assistance Guidance
  • Higher Education Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Counseling
  • Base Training
  • Civilian Training Development
  • Formal Training
  • Testing: WAPS / PME / CDC / DLPT / DLAB / CLEP DDST / AFCT / AFOQT / TBAS / EDPT / OPI / EDPT

Federal Student Aid & Scholarships

87FSS Education & Training Center’s knowledgeable staff can assist you with getting a Federal Student Aid.

The office has compiled Scholarship Listings and Sites so that current/potential students can easily understand and take advantage of what’s available for them. Call our office for more information!

Education and Training Events

  • GI Bill 101
  • USAF Military Tuition Assistance (MILTA) Briefing
  • USAF DoD SkillBridge Program Brief

Useful Contacts

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Self Help Educational Resources

SharePoint - 87FSS > Education Center:
Link requires CAC Access
https://usaf.dps.mil/sites/87FSS/Education%20Center/SitePages/Home.aspx

Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC):
Link requires CAC Access
https://afvec.us.af.mil/afvec/public/welcome

TA Decide (Search School/Program accepts TA):
http://www.dodmou.com/TADECIDE/

College Navigator:
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Post 9/11 GI Bill Transfer to Family member:
Link requires CAC Access
https://milconnect.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect

Apply for VA GI Bill (Veteran/Service Member/Family):
https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply/

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov

DoD Career Path DECIDE:
https://careerpathdecide.usalearning.gov/

KUDER Journey:
https://dantes.kuder.com

College Text Books:
www.bigwords.com

DoD SkillBridge:
https://skillbridge.osd.mil/


Degree Programs

Two-year degree programs are available through Rowan College at Burlington County (Formerly Burlington County College) and the Community College of the Air Force. Baccalaureate degree programs are offered through Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Southern Illinois University and Wilmington University. Graduate programs are available from Central Michigan University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Wilmington University.

Rowan College at Burlington County

Coordinator: Jennifer George
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609.754.2577
www.rcbc.edu

Monday - Tuesday: 9:15am - 4:45pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 9:15am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:15am - 1:00pm

Associate of Science Degrees:
Criminal Justice

Liberal Arts & Sciences w. options in:
Psychology
Education
Business Administration

Associate of Applied Science Degrees:
Technical Studies
Electronics Engineering Technology

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Campus Director: Grace Reese
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
609.723.1337
www.erau.edu/index.html

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Associate of Science Degree:
Aeronautics
Technical Management

Bachelor of Science Degree:
Aeronautics
Technical Management

Master of Aeronautical Science

Certificate - Aviation Maintenance Technology

Southern Illinois University

Site Advisor: Cheryl Butters
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www.extendedcampus.siu.edu/index.html
609.723.4434

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Friday: By Appointment Only

Bachelor of Science Degree:
Workforce Education & Development

Wilmington University

Site Manager: Stefanie Sager-Carroll
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609.724.3188
www.wilmu.edu/jbmdl

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Bachelor of Science Degrees:
Business Management
Computer Network Security

Master of Science Information Systems Technology

Masters Administration of Justice

Masters Business Administration

National Test Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Offering CLEP/DSST (DANTES) Exams,and DL Proctored Exams

Operated, administered, and scheduled by
Thomas Edison State University

Please arrive approximately 10 minutes prior to scheduled exam time.

CLEP and DSST

Exams are administered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays at 10:00am and 1:00pm

CLEP and DSST examinations cover material taught in courses that most students take as requirements in the first two years of college. Many CLEP and DSST examinations are designed to correspond to one-semester courses; some, however, correspond to full-year or two-year courses. Unless stated otherwise in its description, an examination is intended to cover material in a one-semester course.

Thomas Edison State University is not responsible for the CLEP/DSST exams you take that do not fit into your institution's degree plans.

Students are responsible for confirming that the CLEP/DSST exams they take are degree applicable.

When you arrive to take your CLEP or DSST exam, you will be required to produce the following items:
-CLEP registration Ticket (if applicable)
-Appropriate Identification
-DSST: 2 valid forms of photo/military ID
-CLEP: 1 valid form of photo/military ID

Remote Proctoring of Exams is available, if you choose.
CLEP: https://clep.collegeboard.org/about-remoteproctoring

DSST: https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/ search/dante

DANTES Funds

One Attempt per Exam Title

Military Personnel (Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard)
Army - Marine Corps - Navy - Air Force - US Coast Guard - Army Reserve - Marine Corps Reserve - Navy Reserve - Air Force Reserve - Coast Guard Reserve - Army and Air National Guard

Spouses
Coast Guard (Active and Reserve)

Civilian Employees
Air Force (must test at on-base or U.S. fully funded test centers)

All Others
CLEP:
$90 exam fee (paid on-line during registration) plus $20 administration fee (payable by check or money order at the time of testing) Total $110

DSST: $100 exam fee plus $20 administration fee (payable by check or money order at the time of testing) Total $120

Prepare for exams. Retakes will not be funded.

Distance Learning Proctored Exams

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Subject line: Proctor Request

The body of the email requires specific DL Exam Information from your college/university for the Test Examiner; include primary and alternate test date.

Cost: $20 per exam

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CCAF Applicable CLEP and DSST (DANTES) Exams

Communication (Written/Oral)

CLEP
College Composition (with essay)
College Composition Modular (without essay)

DSST
Principles of Advanced English Composition
Principles of Public Speaking (Offered ONLY Tuesdays at 1:00PM)

Mathematics

CLEP
College Mathematics
College Algebra
Pre-Calculus
Calculus

DSST
Fundamentals of College Algebra
Principles of Statistics
Math for Liberal Arts

Social Science

CLEP
American Government
Social Sciences and History
History of the US I: Early Colonization to 1877
History of the US II: 1865 to the Present
Human Growth and Development
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introductory Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present

DSST
A History of the Vietnam War
The Civil War and Reconstruction
General Anthropology
Introduction to Geography
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
History of the Soviet Union

Humanities

CLEP
Humanities
American Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
French Language (Levels 1 and 2)
German Language (Levels 1 and 2)
Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2)
Spanish with Writing (levels 1 and 2)
English Literature

DSST
Art of the Western World
Ethics in America
Introduction to World Religions

Natural Science

CLEP
Natural Sciences
Biology
Chemistry

DSST
Astronomy
Environmental Science
Introduction to Geology

Leadership Management

CLEP
Principles of Management

DSST
Organizational Behavior
Human Resource Management
Principles of Supervision

Other CLEP/DSST Exams Available

(may be applied to Technical or Program Elective)

Business and Technology

CLEP
Financial Accounting
Information Systems
Introductory Business Law
Principles of Marketing

DSST
Business Ethics and Society
Business Mathematics
Introduction to Business
Computing & Information Technology
Management Information Systems
Money and Banking
Personal Finance
Principles of Finance
Technical Writing
Ethics in Technology
Fundamentsl of Cybersecurity

Social Science

CLEP
Introduction to Educational Psychology

DSST
Criminal Justice
Foundations of Education
Fundamental of Counseling
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Substance Abuse

Physical Science

DSST
Health & Human Development

Preparing, Registering, and Scheduling Exams

To PREPARE to take a CLEP or DSST

Study!! Exam retakes are not funded.

Study materials provided at JBMDL Library, 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave

Additional online prep resources can be located at:
MWR's Digital Library > Continuing Education > EBSCO Learning Express > Access

Modern States: www.ModernStates.org

CLEP: www.collegeboard.com/clep

DSST: www.getcollegecredit.com

To REGISTER to take a CLEP Exam
  1. Create an account on the CLEP Registration Portal:
    https://clepportal.collegeboard.org
    Be sure to update your account to reflect your military status (DANTES Funding) in My Account.
  2. Register to take an exam through the portal. If payment is required (non-DANTES funded), pay $90 at the time of registration via the portal and present a $20 administration fee (check or money order only) when you report for testing.
  3. Print the CLEP Registration Ticket
  4. Remember to contact the NTC Testing Coordinator to schedule your exam via email as detailed below.
To SCHEDULE a CLEP or DSST Exam

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please enter "DSST" or "CLEP" in the subject line and also include your name, email, phone number, the date and time you wish to test, and the exam name.

Emails are only reviewed on examination days and a confirmation email will be sent once you are scheduled.

87 FSS/FSDE Military Testing Services

EPME, Language, WAPS & Various Ancillary Tests

Military Testing Service POC's

Testing Services Room 301:
Mr. Richard Woods
Installation Test Manager / Test Control Officer (TCO)
609.754.2439 / DSN: 650-2439

Testing Services Room 206:
Ms. Corina Torres
Installation Test Control Officer (TCO)
609.754.2260 / DSN: 650-2260

Email Us:
All Tests Except WAPS:

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WAPS Testing:
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Room 301 Testing

EPME, DLPT, DLAB Test Requests

  • To order your test go to your AU SIS account: https://www.airuniversity.af.mil
  • Schedule tests in AFVEC Website via the AF Portal
    www.my.af.mil
    • AFVEC is located under "Career & Training"
      • "My Education Record"
      • "Online Test Requests"
      • "Submit New Requests"
  • Select Primary and Alternate date/time

OPI, AFCT, and AFRAT Test Requests

  • Send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • OPI - Must have need to schedule
    • AFCT and AFRAT for retraining only
    • ASVAB for Enlisted = AFCT

Testing Request Information
EPME, DLPT, and DLAB Test Requests will be processed in the order they are received by date/time in AFVEC

Testing Confirmation
You will receive a system generated email to your AF email address confirming your test appointment within 24 duty hours (3 duty days)

You must make sure your email address is current in AFVEC

AF Reserve & Air National Guard Testing Services

Test requests from AFRC and ANG members, please contact your local ANG and AFRC Test Centers for testing information and coordination.

JBMDL ANG Test Center POC's:
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For 177th ANG to request testing with JBMDL ANG, vetting is required by their BETM - Vetting POC's:
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JBMDL AF Reserve Test Center Contact Info:
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609.754.4563

Room 206 Testing

WAPS Priority Feb-June Annually

Test Requests

  • All tests require specific request forms and documentation before a test date can be requested/confirmed.
  • Test availability can be found on the Military Testing SharePoint (CAC)
  • Email test requests to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Test requests are processed in the order they are received.

Test Frequency

  • AFOQT, offered 1x a month
    • IAW AFMAN 36-2664, Test Priority is Reserved for Active Duty Military @ JBMDL
    • Usually booked 1-2 months out and limited number of seats! Plan accordingly.
  • TBAS, offered 2x a month
  • EDPT, offered 1x a month
  • TAPAS, based on TCO availability
  • Manpower, offered 1x a month
  • ATST, based on TCO availability
  • OPI, refer to Room 301 Test Info

Cancellation / Rescheduling

This is an official military appointment. Report in uniform (UOD) with your military ID

To Cancel or Reschedule, notify Military Testing Services no later than 24 hours prior to test appointment via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Room 206 Cancellations with less than 24 hour notification may require a unit/CC MFR to reschedule

Military SharePoint Resource Links

Military Testing SharePoint (CAC)

https://usaf.dps.mil/sites/87FSS/FSD/MilTest/SitePages/Home.aspx

  • Military Testing calendar
  • Examinee Responsibilities
  • AF Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) AFI (Chapter 3)
  • Language Enabled Airmen Program (LEAP)
  • AFCT Test Request
  • WAPS Study Guides, References, Resources and Monitor Guidance
  • AFOQT Official PCSM Test Prep Link
  • AFOQT Score Report Link
  • TBAS, PCSM Link
  • TBAS Score Report
  • Test Request Forms/Worksheets
  • Test Frequency
  • Testing Guidances

New Jersey Defense Manufacturing Community Consortium (NJDMCC)

Pathway Into Manufacturing Careers

Offering training opportunities to veterans and their family members

Supporting service members, veterans & family members on their path into civilian employment through upskilling and placement support. This group of individuals now has access to these nationally recognized professional development and certification programs. Three certifications are available to veterans and their families.

All training costs are covered by the OLDCC. The participating veterans or their family members can take advantage of this program at no cost.

NJMEP partnered with The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) to deliver these nationally recognized credentialing programs.

Using this trusted certification body, all participants and their future employers can be confident the education delivered will be effective and relevant to the requirements in a manufacturing operation.

Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)

Foundational Level

Course Material

  • Understand various roles in global supply chain
  • Understand logistics environment
  • Operate and use equipment
  • Practice safety principles
  • Practice quality control principles
  • Employ work communication practices
  • Practice teamwork and good workplace behavior to solve problems
  • Use IT systems to increase productivity

Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

Mid-Level (CLA is a pre-requisite for CLT)

Course Material

  • Receive products
  • Stock products
  • Process product orders
  • Prepare packages for shipment
  • Maintain control of inventory
  • Handle hazardous materials
  • Evaluate transportation modes
  • Perform dispatch, routing and tracking operations
  • Understand U.S. measurements and metric system conversions

Certified Production Technician (CPT)

MSSC Full Certified

Content Overview

  • Safety & Employability
  • Manufacturing Process & Production
  • Quality Practices & Measurement
  • Maintenance Awareness

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

America's leader in training and certifying foundational technical competencies for frontline technicians.

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Education Center

Bldg. 3829, School House Road, JBMDL McGuire
(adjacent to Falcon Courts North Housing)

  • Mon - Thurs
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Fridays
    By Appointment Only

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