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Center for Extended Learning

Minot Air Force Base

In addition to full degrees, MSU offers general education courses on the Minot Air Force Base to help members of the United States Air Force earn their Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degree. Classes at Minot Air Force Base are open to the general public as well as military students and their dependents. Consider these convenient scheduling options in 8-week and 16-week sessions:

  • Traditional classroom courses with flexible schedules on base
  • Online courses
  • Online degree programs
  • Courses on the Minot State University campus (only 10 miles from the base)

Tuition Assistance is available for all active duty military members. Visit the Minot AFB Education Center personnel in the Francis X. Deignan Building (210 Missile Avenue) for tuition assistance information. If you or your dependents are planning to use GI Bill Educational Benefits, please contact Andy Heitkamp, Veterans Center Director, to ensure the process is
completed in a timely and efficient manner. He can be contacted at (701) 858-4002.

Minot State University offers four degrees at the Minot Air Force Base:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in General Studies
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Technology

NOTE: All general educations requirements for these degree programs are offered on Minot AFB. The core components of each degree is offered via Minot State University Online programs.

Registering for a CLEP exam is a two-step process. After registering below for a time to take the CLEP exam, registration also needs to be completed through CLEP. Create an account at and purchase the exam you would like to take. At the completion of the registration procedure, you will be given a ticket ID number. This number must be brought to the test center on the day of your exam or you will be unable to test. Please review these step by step instructions to complete the registration.

Scheduling below is the only step needed for DSST exam.

Registration for CLEP/DSST Testing at Minot AFB
(Air Force personnel only).