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Trident University International specializes in online classes for military members.

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Trident University International may be theplace to attend online classes for those seekingto gain the education to advance their careers.

A private online for-profit university locatedin Cypress, California, it offers associate,bachelor's, master's and doctoral degreeprograms, as well as certificates in business,health sciences, education and informationsystems.

In order to help prospective students find the right online degree for them, Trident offers 22regionally accredited degree programs withdozens of concentrations.

The academic institution is also the first 100percent online university to be accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Collegesand University Commission (WSCUC) and sharesthis distinction with top drawer schools likeHarvard, San Diego State and UCLA.

"Trident University gives you the flexibilitythat you need," former student Richard Selserwrote on the university's website.

"This is great for many of us pursuing careers."

Many military members find this flexibilityappealing; approximately 75 percent of thestudent body is military connected.

And when it comes to military members, TridentUniversity International is committed to workingwith service members in obtaining scholarships.

"We understand the challenges because we've beenin your shoes," the website continues. "Withmore than 22,000 military and veteran alumni,we're committed to creating the opportunitiesthat will put our nation's service members inthe best position for success - both during andafter your time in the military."

Trident University staff understand Military Tuition Assistance and GI Bill benefits. On topof this, the institution also offers theMilitary Success Scholarship, the William "Joe"Gainey Scholarship, the Trident Extended FamilyScholarship, the Trident Alumni Scholarship, theArmy Women's Federation, and Military & VeteranGrants.According to the university, some scholarshipawards can reduce tuition costs by up to 69percent.

"Our twin pillars of academic excellence andcompassionate commitment influence everythingthat we do for students and alumni," explainedthe website.

"Graduates build on what they know, honing theircritical thinking skills via case-basedinstruction. This robust academic frameworkpositions successful students for opportunitiesin both the military and corporate worlds.

"Some of the university's notable alumni are asfollows:

William Gainey, United States Army CommandSergeant Major (R), the first Senior EnlistedAdvisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff

(SEAC)John W. Troxell, Senior Enlisted Chairman to theJoint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC)

David O'Donahue, Deputy Adjutant General - CivilSupport of the Wisconsin National Guard

Stephen Templin, bestselling author of "SealTeam Six"

Tony Tinderholt, Texas State Senator

"The programs are really good and you learn alot," wrote Diamond N. in a 2019 online evaluation.

"The professors/instructors are very knowledgeable and helpful; when you ask a
question or would like to get more detail on atopic ... they make sure you have a goodunderstanding. Each class is tailored for you tosucceed."

Stop by Trident Universities booth at our upcoming Salute to Military Families Day on 8/13 at Cheney Stadium for FREE tickets to the WA Renaissance Faire and Pierce County Fair. RSVP HERE

Esmeralda Silva, Trident University International Vice President Strategic Initiatives & Government Relations/Compliance will be there to answer any questions you may have.Esmeraldais actively involved in supporting and advocating for improved support and services formilitarymembers, veterans, and their families.

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