Continuing Education for Active and Former Military

Transform your military experience into a Providence College degree and/or certificate.

Providence College is a supportive learning community for active duty and veterans alike. Since its founding in 1917, PC has helped servicemen and women achieve their educational goals and transition to successful civilian careers. We accept GI Bill®, Chapter 33 education, and Federal Tuition Assistance benefits. We also accept credits for military education and training.

Key Stats

30 Credits

The maximum credits accepted for military training 


Total credits accepted overall for faster degree completion


Student-to-faculty ratio for a highly personalized learning experience 

Military Education Benefits 

Providence College School of Continuing Education (PCSCE) is ready to assist you, your spouse, and other family members eligible for educational benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Whether it’s the GI Bill®, Chapter 33, or Federal Tuition Assistance, be sure to view our helpful guide about how these may pay for your tuition, housing, books, and other supplies at PC.

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Credits for Military Training

At PCSCE, you can receive credits for prior college, work, or life experience in addition to credits for your military training. The best place to start is by requesting your official Joint Services Transcript (JST). Your JST is the key to helping us evaluate your military skills, knowledge, and achievements.

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Military Service Scholarship

PCSCE offers the Military Service Scholarship Fund to assist honorably discharged veterans and their dependents. Special emphasis is given to those who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, or another Middle East combat zone. This scholarship fund aids with supplemental education costs not covered by VA education benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Stephen Callahan ‘21SCE: From the Air Force to PC and A Liberal Studies Degree

Stephen Callahan ‘21SCE traveled the world during his tour in the U.S. Air Force – from Guam, Okinawa and South Korea to South Dakota. But next fall he’ll go somewhere he never thought was possible – law school.

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