Navy College Program for Afloat College Education

Columbia College, in a consortium agreement with Central Texas College, offers upper-division, instructor-led courses at the junior and senior level in the NCPACE program. Students may enroll in any Columbia College coursework for which prerequisites have been met. Columbia College resident credit will be awarded upon successful completion. 

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Point of contact: Mike Lederle


Phone: (800) 231-2391, ext. 7579


Columbia College Articulation Agreement

  • Allows for a seamless transfer of education from Central Texas College to degree programs at Columbia College
  • Can finish Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees at Central Texas College while enrolled at Columbia College and have General Education qualifications waived
  • Offers students the ability to continue education beyond an associate degree
  • Allows more time for a student to earn Columbia College residency
  • Columbia College is part of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium and the SOCNAV Network System  


For more information about NCPACE, please visit the official Navy College Program For Afloat College Education (NCPACE) website