Pierce College at JBLM
Pierce College operates education centers at Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base. These sites make earning an associate or transfer degree, or professional/technical degree or certificate, convenient for active and retired military personnel, their families, and the local community.
Pierce College's professional/technical degrees and certificates are designed to provide students with the technical and related skills needed for successful employment. The degrees and certificates emphasize practical, work-related skills that translate to effectiveness and expertise in the workplace.
Working with the state Department of Social and Health Services, Pierce College offers a foster parent education program, specialized education programs at Western State Hospital and the Special Commitment Center, and a program for students with developmental disabilities at Rainier School.