Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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Global Campus meets the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Captain John D. Strayn is the Operation Flight Commander and the Assistant Professor of Aero Space studies for the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 017 at Troy University, Troy, Alabama.
Captain Strayn is an Aviator rated in Rotor wing and Fixed wing aircraft for the United States Military. He has had a diverse career starting off as an enlisted member serving in the United States Navy. He then entered into the United States Army serving as a Warrant Officer; where he worked as a Tactical Operations Officer and Instructor Pilot in the UH-60/Blackhawk Helicopter. Captain Strayn then entered into the Air Force Reserve where he became an Aircraft commander in the C-130/H2 (Hercules) at Maxwell Air Force Base.
2009 - Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Dayton FL. (Magna cum Laude)
Aircraft Commander Qual (Acq)
Water Survival Training
Combat Survival Training Course
Emergency Parachute Training
Water Survival, Non-Parachuting
Pilot Initial/Formation Qualification
(Current as of June 2016)