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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CPT Peter D. Downing was born in Landstuhl, Germany and raised in Hood River, Oregon. CPT Downing entered military service in February 2004, enlisting as a 68W combat medic. He was later selected to attend Officer Candidate School while deployed with 1-17th IN, 172ND Stryker Brigade during OIF 05-07. Upon completion of OCS in 2008, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers. CPT Downing holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Oregon State University. CPT Downing’s military education includes the Engineer Basic Officer Leader Course and the Engineer Captain’s Career Course.
CPT Downing’s previous assignments include Platoon line medic supporting
1-17th Infantry, 172nd Stryker Brigade Fort Wainwright, AK during OIF 05-07; Battalion Assistant S2, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, CO; Platoon Leader, 2/569th MAC, Fort Carson, CO supporting OIF and OEF 09-10; Executive Officer, HHC, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, CO; Instructor/Writer, B Co, 554th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Assistant S3, 5th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Commander of Engineer Canine, 5th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. The only Engineer Specialized Search Dog and Mine Detection Dog Company in the U.S. Army. Captain Downing is currently the Assistant Professor of Military Science of the Army ROTC Department and the Department Chair of Military Science and Leadership at Troy University.
CPT Downing’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement medal (2 OLC), Valorous Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 1 Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with 3 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Combat Medical Badge.
CPT Downing enjoys alpine skiing, mountain biking, ATV riding, hunting, shooting, and grilling. He has been married to Madeleine Downing for 11 years and has two children; 9-year old Olivia and 6-year old Peter.