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The Navy College Office (NCO) is located in Building 460 and is the home to four ashore off-duty education programs, to the Instructor and Technology components of Navy College Program Afloat College Education, and to four guidance counselors. In addition, the NCO is supported by a Navy College Learning Center in Rainey Hall, Building 1333. The Navy College staff provides a network of services to active duty service members and their families to include assistance in setting educational goals, establishing an education plan, evaluation of military credits, assistance in the selection of appropriate college courses and program of study. Information is provided concerning testing for a recommendation of college credit and information on all aspects of traditional and non-traditional educational opportunities.
The NCO offers a variety of tests available through the DANTES Testing Center. These exams are offered on a regular basis and are free of charge to active duty military personnel. Many of these exams are available to family members on a fee basis when space is available. The exams include:

  • (CLEP) College Level Examination Program
  • (DSST) DANTES Subject Standardized Tests
  • (ACT) American College Test
  • (SAT) Scholastic Aptitude Test
  • (GED) General Education Development
  • (GRE) Graduate Record Subject Examinations
  • PRAXIS National Teachers Exams
  • (ASE) Automotive Service Excellence
  • (ECE) Excelsior College Exams

Information on Financial Aid, SMART documents, Tuition Assistance, educational web sites, and educational career opportunities is accessible in the Navy College Office. Tuition Assistance (TA) is available to all active duty Navy personnel according to the following guidelines: 100 percent for high school completion courses. 100 percent for vocational or technical, undergraduate and graduate courses not to exceed 16 semester hours or 24 quarter hours or 240 clock hours per fiscal year. The 100 percent TA is limited to $250 per semester hour, $166.67 per quarter hour, $16.67 per clock hour, not to exceed $4,000 per fiscal year.
TA may be used to pay for an individual’s first certificate, associate, bachelor, or graduate degree; and funding can now be used to pay for additional certificates and degrees at the same level. Navy personnel must see their NCO Guidance Counselor for details on TA application procedures, obligations and responsibilities.

The Navy will require a rating relevant degree for promotion to E-8 effective FY 2011. Detailed information is available on rating relevant degrees offered by colleges in the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partners Program (NCPDLP) on Representatives from four of the NCPDLP schools are available once a week for academic advisement. Additional educational opportunities are available at colleges and universities located in the surrounding area, and there are numerous external degree programs that are available to our military personnel that allow degree completion without classroom attendance. If you are attached to a duty station where you are unable to attend traditional courses, stop by the NCO for information on the external degrees that are available. Contact the Navy College Office at 904-270-6341 or DSN 960-6341.

Schools located at Naval Station Mayport/degrees offered:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Associate and Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance
Associate and Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics
Associate and Bachelor of Science in Technical Management
Master of Aeronautical Science
Master in Management
Master in Project Management
Undergraduate Certificates in Aviation Maintenance Technology, Helicopter Operations, Information Assurance, Pre-Engineering

Florida Community
College at Jacksonville
Associate of Arts
Associate of Science in Industrial Military Technology
Associate of Science in Computer Information System Analysis (Integrated Systems Specialist)
Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology

Saint Leo University
Associate of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration w/Specializations in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Management and Technology Management

Southern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education and Development

Central Texas College
NCPACE Instructor and Technology and Academic Skills courses
Associate in General Studies and Associate of Arts degrees

Colleges under an agreement for services for voluntary education services
Coastline Community College
Excelsior College
Thomas Edison State College
University of Maryland University College
University of North Florida

Navy College Learning Center (NCLC)
The Navy College Learning Center is located in Rainey Hall, Building 1333, across from the FTC Fire Fighting School. There are two facilitators who provide personalized assistance with the software and curriculum.
The NCLC Offers:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Advanced Math
  • General Science
  • Social Studies
  • Chemistry 1 & 2
  • Physics 1 & 2
  • Work Skills Courses
  • Life and Job Skills
  • Parenting Skills for Young Parents
  • SAT Prep
  • ACT Prep
  • ASVAB Prep
  • CLEP Prep
  • GED Assessments/Competencies

The center maintains flexible hours and is absolutely free. For more information on the NCLC call 904-270-7841.

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