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Military Evaluations

  • Since 1945, ACE has provided a critical link between the U. S. Department of Defense and higher education and in this role helps our nation’s military members and veterans gain access to higher education. ACE reviews military training (courses) and experiences (occupations) with the goal of awarding equivalent college credits for those experiences. The Military Guide has over 25,000 exhibits (22,000 courses and 3,400 occupations) dating back to 1954.

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  • Military Programs

    The American Council on Education's Military Programs’ department traces its origins back to the founding of ACE in 1918. Since 1945, ACE has provided a critical link between the U. S. Department of Defense and higher education and in this role helps our nation’s military members and veterans gain access to higher education.

  • How to Prepare for an ACE Military Review

    These instructions are designed to assist military training schoolhouses in planning for and hosting successful American Council on Education reviews.

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    December 5, 2016

    Mario Sankis, 2015 Student of the Year

    Nominate Outstanding Adult Learners for ACE’s Student of the Year Award

    Nominations are due Dec. 16 for ACE’s Student of the Year Award, which honors adult learners who show qualities such as perseverance, the capacity to overcome great odds and the ability to inspire others to set high lifelong learning goals.

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    June 8, 2016

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    ACE Attainment and Innovation Webinars Provide Information for Wide Range of Higher Education Professionals

    ​Webinars this month by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation (CEAI) offer looks inside a wide range of higher education topics.

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    October 9, 2015

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    ACE Military Evaluations Awarded New Contract, Will Expand Work With DANTES

    ACE has been awarded a contract by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) to continue and expand its longtime Military Evaluations work aimed at helping service members and veterans gain access to higher education.

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    October 6, 2014

    Academic Review Task Force Commends ACE Credit Review Process, Identifies Areas for Continued Attention

    An Academic Review Task Force says the ACE College Credit Recommendation Service is a leader in providing students with a means for obtaining credit for formal training in workplace and military settings that takes place outside traditional degree programs.

  • December 3, 2013

    Student Veterans/Service Members’ Engagement in College and University Life and Education

    As colleges and universities have been gearing up programs and services to meet the growing veteran student enrollment since the Post-9/11 GI Bill, this report assesses whether student veterans/service members are engaged in both academic programs and campus life to their fullest potential.

  • January 28, 2013

    ACE’s Online Military Guide to Credit Recommendations Has Enhanced Search Capabilities, New Look

    ACE’s Military Guide has a revamped search function and an updated look, making it easier to locate and review the thousands of courses the Council has evaluated and recommended for college credit since 1954.

  • College and University Resources

    ACE can help colleges and universities attract adult learners, translate their prior learning experiences into college credit, and move them towards degree completion.

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    Employers and Organizations

    If your organization offers courses designed to expand and improve the knowledge base and skill sets of your employees or members, then you should learn more about the ACE College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT). Participants in your programs may be able to earn college credit with successful completion of your courses.

  • Navy Sample Joint Services Transcript

    Navy Sample Joint Services Transcript. This is a sample of a Navy Joint Services Transcript. It includes all details found on an official transcript and serves as an example.

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    Academic Recognition of Military Experience in STEM Education

    Academic Recognition of Military Experience in STEM Education takes an in-depth look at how successfully increasing acceptance of military credit recommendations at institutions of higher education can be achieved through federal agencies, workforce development experts, and other key stakeholders using available resources and tools to build degree pathways that accurately map military training to STEM courses helping eliminate the stigma surrounding award of credit for prior-learning, and boosting support among leaders and institutions for increased acceptance of military credit recommendations. This approach will lead to the development of best practices and, ultimately, increased STEM attainment and veterans’ education success.

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