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.
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Sergeant First Class Andrew E. Dearden entered the Army on 19 June 2000 and completed OSUT training at Ft. Benning Georgia (C Co. 2-54 INF.) as an 11B Infantryman. His military education includes Airborne School; United States Army Ranger School; Basic Military Mountaineer Course; Army Basic Instructor Course; Tactics Certification Course Combat Life Saver Course; Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course; and the Maneuver Senior Leader Course.
SFC Dearden’s duty assignments and positions include Schofield Barracks Hawaii (1st Battalion 14th Infantry “Golden Dragons”), Camp Casey Korea (1st Battalion 503rd Infantry “The Rock”), Ft. Carson Colorado (1st Battalion 503rd Infantry “The Rock”), Ft Riley Kansas (2nd Battalion 16th Infantry “Rangers”), Dahlonega Georgia (5th Ranger Training Battalion) and Ft. Bragg North Carolina (2nd Battalion 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment “White Falcons”). SFC Dearden has held every position from Rifleman to Ranger Instructor, including Scout Platoon Sergeant. His deployments and combat experience include Operation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia Herzegovina; combat operations in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom III, and V, as well as Operation New Dawn. SFC Dearden is currently an Army ROTC Military Science Instructor at Troy University in Troy, Alabama.
SFC Dearden’s awards, decorations, and badges include; the Bronze Star Medal; the Army Commendation Medal With (1) Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; the Army Achievement Medal With (3) Oak Leaf Cluster; Presidential Unit Citation Award; Valorous Unit Award; the Army Good Conduct Medal (5) Knots; the National Defense Service Medal; the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; the Iraqi Campaign Medal (2) Bronze Campaign Star; the Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal; the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3); the Army Service Ribbon; the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4); the NATO Medal; the Korea Defense Service Medal; the Combat Infantryman’s Badge; the Expert Infantryman Badge; Ranger Tab; Parachutist Badge; and Latvian National Armed Forces Parachutist Wings.