Western is a great choice for veterans who want to get a degree when they return to civilian life. As part of the U.S. military, you gained experience that’s unlike that of other students. Western lets you use your unique background to earn a degree on your own terms, and find the career path that drives your next mission in life. With more than 63 degrees and 42 certificate program at Western, students have many options. Whether online, on campus or evening classes, Western has you covered in the pursuit of higher learning.
Many programs at Western are offered through distance learning and online, allowing students to continue their employment while pursuing a degree or certificate. Distance learning is available at Western’s outreach centers in 12 towns throughout Southwestern Wyoming. No matter which way you decide to work toward a degree or certificate, the concerned and helpful faculty and smaller class sizes will make the college experience the best that it can be.
Western was the first college in Wyoming to establish a child care center on campus, knowing that student-parents could better succeed in their academic pursuits if they had on-campus, high quality child care. The Children's Center is open in the evenings to help you balance work, school, and parenting.
Veterans who have completed a degree at Western truly enjoyed the experience. The Veterans’ Club offers many activities slated to form bonds with other veterans. Group projects and outings give members the chance to meet other veterans while working on their education. With the many recreational opportunities in the area, the Veterans’ Club always has a fun event planned, whether it’s camping, hiking, fishing, boating or a combination, there is always a chance for fun. If you are new to the area, be sure to check out Southwest Wyoming adventures on our Be An Outsider map.