Viterbo University and the U.S. Army Reserve open first-ever Wisconsin Testing Center on a base

Students who are soldiers could graduate faster

Viterbo University and the 88th Readiness Division are teaming up to reduce soldiers who are student’s course completion time.

An open house for the first-ever military based National Testing Center took place on Tuesday at Fort McCoy.

Located in Fort McCoy’s institutional training schoolhouse, the testing center allows for students to earn college credit for prior knowledge.

The program allows soldiers to speed up the number of courses required to complete a degree. The organizations say this saves students valuable time and money.

“We have a lot of kids that are in college and this, i think, would be a great avenue for them to get some college courses knocked out, and then be able to use it towards higher education or military education,” said Tech Sergeant for the 128th Air Control Squadron, Jaqueline Franck.

Fort McCoy says this is a great way to improve the life and opportunities of our soldiers.

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