ARSOF Education:

Associate's Degrees

All active-component Soldiers entering the Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations or Special Forces qualification courses without an associate's degree may enroll in a civilian institution as part of the qualification course - this will include seven additional classes (17 credit hours) plus completion of the qualification course, and results in an associate's degree for that Soldier.

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Specific FTCC Associate's Degree programs:

18B Associate's of General Education

18C Associate's of General Education

18D Associate's of General Education

18D Associate's of Applied Science in Emergency Medicine

18E Associate's of General Education

38B Associate's of General Education

37F Associate's of General Education

USAJFKSWCS has partnered with Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC)  to create a program that provides attendees of any one of the three Special Operations Qualification Courses a pathway to earn an Associates Degree.  FTCC has agreed to award graduates of any one of the USAJFKSWCS Qualification Courses 48 academic credits toward the 65 academic credits required for an associate’s degree.  The remaining 17 hours will be fulfilled through attendance in residence, either on-site or online at FTCC.

Graduates of the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC), the Civil Affairs Qualification Course (CAQC) or the Military Information Support Operations Course  (MISOQC) must complete the following six courses to be awarded the Associates of General Education.

• ACA-111  Success & Study Skills 
• COM-231  Public Speaking  
• ENG-111  Expository Writing  
• ENG-114  Argument Based-Research  
• CIS-110  Introduction to Computers 
• Math-140 and 140a Survey of Mathematics

If these classes have been successfully completed at other regionally accredited educational  institutions and transfer credit is awarded by FTCC, other courses can be substituted in order to meet the 17 credit hour residency requirement.

Graduates of the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC), 18D Special Forces Medic Course can choose to complete the following 7 courses to be awarded the Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Medicine. 

• ACA-111  Success & Study Skills 
• COM-231  Public Speaking  
• ENG-111  Expository Writing  
• EMS-235  EMS Management 
• EMS-285  EMS Capstone   
• CIS-110  Introduction to Computers  
• PSY-150  General Psychology

WOTTC Candidates

If you are attending WOTTC and you need to earn your associates degree – click here to get started!

Step 1 - SWCS Program Manager

□    Contact Ms Kristina Noriega – kristina.m.noriegaartis@soc.mil ...

□    Send unofficial college transcripts via e-mail

□    Send Application for Admission via e-mail  (Form A-21)

□    Send Official transcripts to:  Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306 – Attention:  Cynthia Crisostomo-Rivera

□    Send your Official AARTS transcripts to Fayetteville Technical  Community College, https://aartstrancript.army.mil 

NOTE:  Official College Transcripts can Waive all or part of the Accuplacer Placement Exam. If you have completed the CLEP or DANTES test it may also be waived. <

Step 2 – Establish/Create/Update GoArmyEd

□    Establish/Create or Update your GOARMY ED account:  www.goarmyed.com□    Have a current Tuition Assistance and Statement of Understanding on file.  E7 and above can sign their own form.□    Current Users must change home college/degree plan to Fayetteville Community College – Associates in General Studies

Step 3 – SWCS FTCC Program Manager

 □    Contact Ms. Kristina Noriega – kristina.m.noriegaartis@soc.mil to schedule the Accuplacer Placement Exam. If you're not located in North Carolina, proctor information will be provided. 

NOTE:  A study guide has been created for the placement exam.  See the Accuplacer page.

Degree programs

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Resources

ACE Military Evaluations Program

Accuplacer

Fort Bragg Facilities

WOTTC Candidates

contact

For Associate's Degree assistance, please contact Kristina Noriega at kristina.m.noriegaartis@soc.mil or Michelle Worsley at (910) 908-1517 or via email at Michelle.worsley.ctr@soc.mil

For Bachelor's programs, please contact Ann Marie Famulari at (910) 432-9604 or famulaan@soc.mil or Michelle Worsley at (910) 908-1517 or via email at Michelle.worsley.ctr@soc.mil