Southwestern College at McConnell Air Force Base

Southwestern College Professional Studies provides flexible, convenient classes tailor-made for military personnel serving at home and abroad. Our baccalaureate degree-completion majors, master’s degree programs and certificate programs are designed specifically for Military on the Move.

On-ground and Online Classes at McConnell Air Force Base

With programs offered on-ground at McConnell Air Force Base and completely online in 6-week sessions, our programs are military and deployment-friendly. Southwestern College Professional Studies accepts up to 64 credit hours from your CCAF degree, as well as CLEP/DSST (DANTES) and other accredited, institutional work. As a Top Military Friendly college, Southwestern College Professional Studies offers a progressive transfer policy to make sure credit is given where due! In addition, we offer a military tuition discount available to all Active duty and their spouses, Guard, Reserve, and DoD Civilians.

View the Spring 2014 Course Schedule here.

Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA)

The Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA) program is designed to help active-duty personnel pursue voluntary, off-duty educational opportunities. Currently, the program pays 100% (up to $250 per semester hour or equivalent) of the cost of college tuition with a limit of $4500 per fiscal year.

Southwestern College is also a General Education Mobile provider, offering a general education curriculum that meets CCAF degree requirements.

2012 NAIMES Student Spotlight Award

The NAIMES Student Spotlight Award is an opportunity for military learners to demonstrate their academic achievement to the military and civilian educational community through an exploration of how the academic experience has influenced their military career. Award winners will receive a $1,200 cash prize, plus travel expenses (up to $500) to accept the award.
Click here to see the specifics of the award. Applications must be posted online by August 31, 2012. Learners who are currently enrolled in a class at Professional Studies can utilize the Writing Lab in Blackboard for help with the essay for this award. Simply write your essay and then submit it to the Writing Lab for review.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Southwestern College staff is available on-ground at McConnell Air Force Base located at 22 FSS/AIBE, 53474 Lawrence Ct., Bldg. 412, Room 127. To learn more, fill out the form to the right or e-mail