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Earn Credit

Earn additional college credit for your previous experience and training.

Credit for Military Training

Get the credit you've earned!

Credit by Exam

Shorten your path to completing your degree!


Already a subject matter expert? Take a CLEP exam for credit!

  • View a list of the CLEP exams we accept.
  • CLEP exams are free to eligible military personnel and eligible DOD civilian employees.


Already ahead of the class? Take the DANTES/DSST exam!

  • Free for Active Duty Personnel!
  • Score a minimum of 46 and the credit is yours!

For more details, please contact:

Mary Ann Flowers ~ Director
Bryan Smith ~ ECTC Records Office Registrar

Credit for ACE

Have you completed the Battle Staff Course, NET+, A+, EMT, ARRTS Registry or other training?

  • The American Council on Education (ACE) recommends credit for many business, industry and government learning experiences.
  • ECTC awards credit as recommended by ACE!
  • Ask us about your credits today!

Credit for Defense Language Institute (DLI)

  • DLIFLC is a multi-service school for active and reserve components, foreign military students, and civilian personnel working in the federal government and various law enforcement agencies.
  • DLIFLC is regarded as one of the finest schools for foreign language instruction in the nation and ECTC accepts credit from DLI.
  • Select this link to request your DLIFLC transcript.

Army AMEDD Program

ECTC coursework is approved for Army AMEDD. ECTC Nursing program also an option for AMEDD.

  • Soldiers are required to meet Army requirements for AMEDD. Those applying to the ECTC Nursing program must also meet college requirements.
  • View the Army Nurse Corps webpage for more information.

Army IPAP Program


Members of the military community can celebrate your achievement twice!

ECTC holds their annual commencement exercises each May

  • At this ceremony you will walk with your graduating ECTC class.
  • Complete the Application for Graduation!
  • Information pertaining to commencement is emailed to your student email account.

The Fort Knox Army Continuing Education System holds an annual joint Graduation Celebration in November

  • At this ceremony you will be recognized with other active duty, family members, Veterans, and DOD civilians from all the colleges located on Fort Knox.
  • Fort Knox officials, Company Commanders, College officials are included in the dignitary list.
  • Interested in participating?

Military and Veterans Graduation Cord

  • Our military and veterans wear a red, white and blue honor cord at commencement.
  • The cords signify ECTC's appreciation towards our military and veterans for their service and sacrifice.


Get credit for college coursework you've already completed!

  • Contact your college Registrar's or Records Office and have them mail your official college transcript to:
ECTC Fort Knox Center
P.O. Box 119
Fort Knox, KY 40121

Get your official ECTC transcript


Our credits go with you!

  • As a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College, (SOC) you can transfer your credits from ECTC to hundreds of colleges CONUS wide!
  • Examples of other SOC colleges include:
    • University of Maryland
    • American Military University
    • Troy
    • University of North Carolina
    • Excelsior
    • Columbia Southern
    • Central Texas College
    • and many, many more!

SOC DNS Guaranteed-Transfer Courses will show you how ECTC networks with more Out of State 2 and 4 year SOC Colleges!

SOC Student Agreement

PCS-ing? ETS-ing?

Keep your credits! Graduate with ECTC and keep our in-state tuition rate.

  • As a family member you can get a portable contract for degree with ECTC at no cost! A Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Student Agreement will allow you additional time to complete your degree!
  • ECTC remains your home college and works with you to complete your degree no matter where in the world you might be!
  • SOC Student Agreements are issued for the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degrees.
  • For questions or additional information contact:

Contact Information

KCTCS\Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Fort Knox Center
EDC 1st Floor Room 203
1174 Dixie Street
Fort Knox, KY 40121
(270) 706-8858 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68858