A military academy
is an institute of higher learning of things military
. The primary education at military academies is in the fields of military tactics
and military strategy
, although the term is used differently in different countries, and the amount of practical exercise involved varies. The academies usually grant university level degrees and the graduates are commissioned as officers in the country's military. The new officers usually have an obligation to serve for a certain number of years.
List of military academies
In the United States, military academy also refers to institutes other than official government service academies. These schools, typically private but sometimes state-supported, offer schooling in the military style to high school or college students.
often shows parents using the threat of sending unruly children off to military schools such as these.