Mid-Continent Named a Military-Friendly School
By WestKyStar Staff
MAYFIELD, KY - Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Mid-Continent University to the coveted Military-Friendly Schools list. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® shows Mid-Continent University’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,” Collins added.
Billy Pitts, Mid-Continent University’s ADVANTAGE Military Liaison, said “We are pleased to once again be selected as a military friendly school. We are fortunate that the ADVANTAGE Programs at Mid-Continent University, while removing barriers to help working adults earn his or her college degree, are also a perfect fit for the military member to do the same. The programs we offer help our military earn an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in the class room or online, and is flexible enough to meet the high tempo demands of military life. Our full time staff members assist with application for all military education benefits and transfer of military training into college hours”.
MCU’s ADVANTAGE offers several flexible features for military personnel:
•Five week classes, allowing for successful completion, even in unexpected situations
•Typically considered full-time, maximizing military and grant benefits
•More affordable than most university programs
•Military training transfers as ACE Credit
•Degrees available online, accommodating unexpected transfers or times of high mobility
•Assist with processing for GI Bill/Montgomery Bill/and other military benefits programs
•Kentucky National Guardsmen qualify for full coverage of educational expenses
•Fulltime advisors available during daytime office hours and evening registrations to assist with complicated military transcripts
•Flexible transfer policies that accommodate most previous educational endeavors
•Several locations in Kentucky and Illinois to serve those who prefer face-to-face classes
The Military Friendly Schools ® media and website, found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com, feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences.