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The College for Officer Training is part of a worldwide organization dedicated to proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ and serving the basic needs of humanity. The college's mission is to develop men and women in knowledge, skills, spirit and character to be able to sustain and advance the mission of The Salvation Army as officers throughout the United States.


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Candidates for officership undergo an intensive, two-year course in residence at Salvation Army colleges. The curriculum combines theory and field practice, including Salvation Army doctrine, sociology and social work, psychology, Salvation Army regulations, homiletics, public speaking, Bible studies, church history, composition, community relations, business administration, accounting, and vocal and instrumental music.

College for Officer Training at Crestmont
30840 Hawthorne Boulevard
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
310.377.0481 Phone
310.265.6565 Fax
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College for Officer Training
201 Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901
845.368.7200 Phone
845.357.6644 Fax
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Evangeline Booth College
1032 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310 Phone:
404.753.4166 Phone
404.753.3709 Fax
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College for Officer Training
700 W. Brompton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
773.524.2000 Phone
773.524.2005 Fax
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