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Want a successful career?  Have the degrees and credentials you need to get you there?  CCAF can help:

Visit your local Education Services Office and create a customized plan!

 

Transform yourself: Become more educated and certified

  • Add credentials and college degrees to your resume
  • Open doors of opportunity for jobs, promotions, further education inside/outside AF
  • Don’t fall behind your peers/competition
  • Put yourself on path to career success!

 

We equip you with degrees and credentials you need to succeed!​

 


About CCAF

Ryan HallThe Community College of the Air Force is a federally-chartered academic institution that serves the United States Air and Space Force's enlisted total force. We partner with 112 affiliated Air and Space Force schools and 300 Education Service Offices located worldwide to serve approximately 270,000 active, guard, and reserve enlisted personnel, making CCAF the world's largest community college system. The college annually awards over 22,000 associate in applied science degrees from 71 degree programs. 

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We strive to meet the demands of the Air and Space Force's expeditionary environment and at the same time help airmen and space professionals achieve their educational goals by capitalizing on job-related training and education as part of flexible degree completion programs.

Within our website you'll find information about our degree programs, our certification and licensure programs, and our regional accreditation. So whether you're a prospective or current student, an education counselor, a recruiter, or a commander, we've designed this website to provide valuable information about higher education opportunities with CCAF.

Vision:
The community college of choice, providing a path to higher learning for those with a calling to serve.

Mission:
Offer and award job-related associate in applied science degrees and other academic credentials that enhance mission readiness, contribute to recruiting, assist in retention, and support the career transitions and professional growth of the Air and Space Force enlisted corps.


Mission Briefing


A brief video highlighting the benefits of the CCAF Degree program. It features MSgt Thomas Baker offering a few reasons why you should complete your CCAF.
CCAF helps you capitalize on job-related training and education and offers flexible degree completion programs.
Partners with 112 affiliated AF schools and 300 Education Service Offices.

300 Education Service Offices located worldwide to serve approximately 270,000 active, guard, and reserve enlisted personnel.

The CCAF Success Series highlights how earning your associate's degree prepares you for a wide variety of careers
The CCAF Success Series highlights how earning your associate's degree prepares you for a wide variety of careers
Anthony Melchiorri shares experiences while in the service
Dan Ringo chats with CCAF regarding his life in the Air Force

AU recognizes UND’s Bachelor of General Studies program, apply 64 CCAF credits toward degree.
AF COOL, one-stop for airmen to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community.


Publications and Reports

CCAF General Catalog

The Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Alabama, is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the enlisted members of the United States Air and Space Forces.

CCAF Student Handbook

The CCAF Student Handbook is designed for you, the student.  The primary aim of this handbook is to acquaint you with CCAF and help you understand the academic process. 

CCAF Update Newsletter

A forum to keep education services personnel, affiliated schools, Air and Space Force training personnel, recruiters, and the community colleges constituents at large abreast of CCAF news, policies and procedures. 

CCAF By The Numbers

CCAF Quarterly Data to include total number of registered students, total number of graduates, degrees awarded, certifications and more.

Senior Enlisted Leader Report

Airmen and Space Professionals earned 2M semester hours through the CCAF system last year.  That's $500 million dollars of college credit delivered through AF and Space Force technical training, OJT, and PME--HALF A BILLION DOLLARS!


Air Force Virtual Education Center

AF Virtual Education Center (AFVEC)

AFVEC offers a wide array of on-line services to empower you to actively participate in all aspects of your education to include the creation and management of online Tuition Assistance (TA).

AF Credentialling Opportunities On-Line (AF Cool)

AF COOL provides a one-stop for airmen and space professionals to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community that can enhance their current performance in their Air and Space Force job.

AU Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative 

Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) directs airmen and space progessionals with associate in applied science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) to a collection of accredited “military friendly” colleges and universities.

General Education Mobile (GEM)

GEM is a partnership between CCAF & partnering regionally accredited civilian schools to provide general education courses that meet CCAF requirements in an online format: anytime, anywhere availability.

DoD SkillBridge

The DoD SkillBridge initiative promotes the civilian job training authority available for transitioning military Service members. Service members meeting certain qualifications can participate in civilian job and employment training, including apprenticeships and internships.