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Military Veterans



Wayne State College courses are approved by the Nebraska State Department for veteran's benefits. Contact Lynette Lentz at 402-375-7256 or at vabenefits@wsc.edu for the appropriate VA forms. She is available in the Records and Registration office in the Hahn Administration Building on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Wayne State follows the American Council on Education recommendation for granting credit for military training. We prefer that you submit a Joint Services Transcript (JST) or a Community College of the Air Force transcript when requesting such credit. Four hours of physical education general education and general elective credit will be granted to you if you present us with a copy of your DD214, verifying active duty basic training.


Military Friendly School, 2019-20

A Military Friendly College
Wayne State is an excellent choice for military spouses and dependents.  The college has more than 130 excellent academic programs, delivers personal attention in small classes, and offers a variety of activities designed to expand leadership skills. The college's mix of undergraduate and graduate programs, along with many online educational opportunities, provides students with great flexibility and a range of options to pursue a degree. We offer several online graduate programs designed for busy working professionals. Our online options also include undergraduate programs such as criminal justice, business administration management, and human resource management. All programs offer high-quality instruction at the most affordable price in the region.

During the 2017-18 year, Wayne State College has accumulated several national honors and recognitions from online ranking sources. These include several national top-10 rankings. Schools.com put Wayne State in the fifth spot for best four-year Colleges in Nebraska, following only Creighton University and the three University of Nebraska colleges. To rank the top Nebraska schools, factors such as tuition, schedule flexibility, academic variety, and financial aid were weighed. Schools.com ranked Wayne State in the Top 10 Best Colleges for Chemistry, Sport Management, and K-12 Education. Nationally, Wayne State’s chemistry program ranks No. 2, the undergraduate sport management degree program ranks No. 4, and the K-12 education degree program ranks No. 9. Schools.com also ranked the college as the Best College for Educational Leadership Degree Programs, placing Wayne State in the No. 1 spot for educational leadership degree programs, including the Master of Science in Education (MSE) and Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees.