There are various employment opportunities in the Osan area. Visit the Dependent Employment page where this topic is covered much more thoroughly.


Be proactive! Volunteering is a great way to meet others at your new home in Osan and enhance your professional career. Often, volunteering is just what you need to get your foot in the door to a great job! Many organizations on base offer volunteer opportunities, including the American Red Cross, DoDEA, USO, and more. Visit the M&FRC Volunteer Coordinator for more information.
If involvement in Private Organizations is your thing, the Team Osan Community offers more than 50 to choose from, including Boy/Girl Scouts of America, Red Cross, USO, cultural heritage organizations, spouses organizations, and more! Check out the Community Directory Tile for more information.


For adults who are interested in starting or continuing their education, both the Osan Education Center and M&FRC can help you discover excellent opportunities including:

  • School Accreditation
  • Examinations
  • Financial Aid
  • Local College Programs
  • JST Transcripts
  • GI Bill Programs
  • Scholarships & Certifications
    • National Military Family Association
    • Team Osan Spouses Club
    • My Career Advancement Account ( MyCAA )

Osan Education Center

Bldg 787 (next to Chili’s)

Osan AB’s Education Center is a valuable resource for those looking to further their education, prepare for higher education, or seek commissioning opportunities within the Air Force. For more specific details, including contact information and testing schedules, you can visit them in person or check out their page on the 51st Force Support Squadron website.

Information and Classes

Accessing Higher Education Workshop

This two-day program assists members in preparing for college life. It covers topics such as obtaining credit for military training/experience, choosing a college or university, understanding the college admission process, exploring financial aid options, and utilizing GI Bill benefits.

GI Bill Information

The Education Office provides general information about the GI Bill. For more detailed information, you can refer to the VA’s GI Bill website, eBenefits, and the GI Bill Comparison Tool.

Testing Services

The Education Center offers a variety of tests, including CLEP and DSST exams, Pearson VUE, and proctored college exams. For CLEP and DSST, registration is required on their respective websites before scheduling the test at the Osan National Testing Center (NTC). The NTC provides study resources and detailed instructions for registration and testing.

Higher Education Organizations

University of Maryland Global Campus Asia (UMGC Asia)

UMGC Asia at Osan Air Base offers a range of services including academic advising, hybrid classes, and testing services. Academic advisors are available to assist with educational planning, course selection, and discussing how to complete your education with UMGC globally. For undergraduate advising and appointment booking, you can contact the program coordinator.

Troy University

Troy University often offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs at military bases. These programs are designed to accommodate the schedules of military personnel and their families. They usually include flexible class schedules and may offer classes in both online and on-site formats.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle is well-known for its focus on aviation and aerospace programs. At military bases, they typically offer associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, as well as undergraduate certifications. These programs are tailored to benefit military personnel, veterans, and their families, providing education that’s relevant both during and after military service.