Soldier's Guide to a College Degree is for all soldiers who want to earn college credit but don't have time to attend class. This comprehensive guide explains the key elements to successful attainment of educational goals. It covers methods through which soldiers can earn college credits from their military training and by taking examinations in subjects with advanced study materials. The uses of accredited colleges with nontraditional education programs, Servicemember's Opportunity Colleges, and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support are fully explained. Appendixes list accreditation and accrediting agencies, as well as major active-duty CONUS and OCONUS Education Centers.
In addition to his military duties, Larry Anderson has obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees using these techniques to get started. He has worked as a military instructor and a unit educational advisor. He is currently on active duty and lives in Alexandria, Virginia.