Education & Training Center

Educational testing and degree programs



(662) 434-2562 or
(662) 434-2561


Building 916
81 Ward Street


Mon – Fri: 0800 – 1400

Our mission is to deliver world class voluntary education & training, counseling, career-advisement and testing services for Total Force Airmen, Sister Service Members, DoD Employees, Military Retirees, and Eligible Family Members. More importantly, we strive to maximize development opportunities to assist individuals in reaching their personal and professional goals. The Columbus Professional Development Center and the co-located Base Career Advisor, is equipped to assist with your educational aspirations and individual/specialized objectives. We encourage you to visit us at your earliest convenience to allow us to serve you. We have a student study area/lounge with available computers, classrooms/meeting areas, and testing support. Keeping you informed is our welcome to Columbus Education. We look forward to seeing you!

Available Testing Days/Times:

Test Sessions Proctored in Room 14 (unless otherwise noted)

1st Wednesday of every month: AFOQT at 0800

1st Friday of every month: AFCT (ASVAB) at 0800

Monday (weekly): CDC, PME, DLPT at 0800 & 1300; TBAS at 0900

Thursday (weekly): FAA at 0900; AFRAT, CDC, PME at 1300; TBAS at 1400

Upcoming Events

Main Street Columbus Calendar of Events 2023
March 31 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 3:00 pm
Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market
May 13 @ 7:00 am - October 28 @ 10:00 am
Air Force Photo Contest
September 15 - November 15
The Cotton District Arts Festival
September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Walk to End Alzheimer’s- Northeast Mississippi
September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robins Street Art Stroll
September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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