Veteran Resources

Education & Training

The list below details many opportunities for veterans and active military to pursue and education or acquire certifications.


University of Texas at El Paso

The Military Student Success Center (MSSC) serves the military-affiliated community of El Paso, Fort Bliss and beyond as the epicenter for success at The University of Texas at El Paso.

Mike Loya Academic Services Building, Room 130
500 W University El Paso, Texas 79902
(915) 747-5342

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Education & Training for Veterans

WGU Texas

WGU Texas is an accredited, nonprofit, competency-based, 100% online university established to expand access to higher education throughout the state.
WGU Texas offers more than 30 grants and scholarships, including the $2500 Military Appreciation Scholarship, open to active-duty military personnel, veterans, and their spouses. WGU Texas offers part-time program options for service members utilizing tuition assistance, all education benefits under the GI Bill, and online degree programs that are approved for education benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and that also qualify for the Military Tuition Assistance (TA) program..

Joe Carrillo, MSAJS
WGU Texas Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager, Military Outreach Regional South Operations
402A W Palm Valley Blvd. #323 Round Rock, TX 84107
(915) 227-0518
[email protected]

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El Paso Community College

The El Paso Community College Veteran Affairs Office proudly serves service members, veterans and their families.

7500 Viscount, Suite C-50 El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 831-2242

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Western Technical College

Western Tech supports the right of Veterans to use their earned benefits to gain career skills at the college or institution of their choice.

9624 Plaza Cir El Paso, TX 79927
1 (800) 225-5984

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Southwest University

Southwest University offers transfer of credits, VA approved degree programs, tuition assistance and spouse career advancement accounts.

1414 Geronimo Dr El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 778-4001

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Park University (at Fort Bliss)

At Park University all programs are approved for any military member or veteran receiving GI Bill® benefits.

639 Merritt Rd, Fort Bliss, TX 79906
(915) 562-8450

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New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

The New Horizons Computer Learning Center in El Paso provides approved training programs to prepare veterans for high demand jobs in technology and business.

1625 Hawkins Blvd Suite 100 El Paso, TX 79925

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Grand Canyon University

GCU proudly serves military service members, veterans, Department of Defense personnel and their dependents. Their digital classroom offers degree programs in high-demand to help advance careers in a variety of fields where you can can expand your knowledge base and grow valuable skills.

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Onward To Opportunity at El Paso/Fort Bliss

Onward to Opportunity serves Fort Bliss and the surrounding military communities in the Borderplex area as well as remotely supporting other installations.

Learn More About the Skills You'll Gain strives to provide students and professionals comprehensive resources and up-to-date information on how to choose the best MBA program to fit their career goals.

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Off Base Transition Training (OBTT)

The Off-Base Transition Training (OBTT) pilot program is an extension of the Department of Labor’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for veterans, veterans currently serving in the National Guard and Reserve, and their spouses to take control of their career through workshops to help meet their employment goals. OBTT provides employment preparation, education and opportunities that allow attendees to maximize their career potential.

(915) 478-3995
[email protected]

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