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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TROY Service Centers meet 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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Lt Col Stephen Cox is the Commander and Professor of Aerospace Studies of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 017 at Troy University. He serves as head of the university’s Aerospace Studies department, instructs senior and sophomore courses on national security affairs and airpower history, supervises five faculty and staff members, and has overall responsibility for training and mentoring more than 60 students preparing to become Air Force officers.
Prior to his current assignment, Lieutenant Colonel Cox served as Strategic Planner/Strategist on the Chief of the National Guard Bureau’s CAG where he helped develop policy and strategy and provided confidential think tank/red team analysis to inform 4-star decisions.
Lt Col Cox is a career aviator who began his military career in 1996 after enlisting as an Airborne Surveillance Tecnician aboard the E-3 AWACS. He received his commission through OTS at Maxwell AFB in 2000. In 2010 Lt Col Cox joined the Air National Guard. He has served in various operational and staff assignments and has over 560 days deployed in support of Operation Southern Watch, Operation Northern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation River Watch II.
1995 Bachelor of Science Aeronautical Administration, St. Louis University
2007 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2010 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence
2014 Masters of Arts Homeland Security, American Military University
Rating: Senior Navigator
Flight hours: More than 2,800; 138 combat missions
Aircraft flown: E-3, T-34, T-39, T-1, T-43, B-1B, RC-26
Meritorious Service Medal with two devices
Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with one device
Air Force Commendation Medal with one device
Navy Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor with 8 devices
AF Good Conduct Medal with one device
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one device
Iraq Campaign Medal with one device
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon (Short)
AF Longevity Service with one device
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1 'M' Device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with one device
AF Training Ribbon with one device
NATO Medal (Non-Article 5)
(Current as of July 2018)