Transitioning from the military to a technical career? Ranken’s Troops to Trades event gives veterans a taste for campus life and the chance to plan their future. Explore our facilities and experience being a student for a day.

As a Troops to Trades participant, you can spend a day on campus, attend class with a current Ranken student and learn how you, too, can join the Ranken elite!

Space is limited! Choose from one of the programs below and select a day you would like to attend.  Troops to Trades is offered March 24, May 19 & July 21.  From 8:45 am to 12:30 pm, you will have a chance to participate in your chosen program, meet with instructors, speak with students and see how hands-on training in our amazing facilities helps students gain valuable real-life career skills while attending Ranken.

You will also meet with our Military Relationship Coordinator, who will discuss how you can TRANSITION FROM MILITARY TO A TECHNICAL CAREER, explain how your military benefits work and why Ranken.

At Ranken, we accept all forms of the GI Bill® to make education for veterans, service members and their families as affordable as possible. We are also proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program for our Post-9/11 eligible students.

This event is ONLY for Current, Separated, or Retired Military Members and their Family.  Registration is limited, so please sign up early if you would like to attend Troops to Trades. You will be sent an email to the address you provided, confirming the program you wish to attend and what time you’ll need to arrive.