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American Military University (AMU) is proud to be the , based on . At AMU, you’ll find instructors who are former leaders in the military, national security, and the public sector who bring their field-tested skills and strategies into the online classroom. And we work to keep our curriculum and content relevant to help you stay ahead of industry trends.

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We are Military- and Veteran-Friendly

As a servicemember, veteran, or military spouse, you might be looking to complete your education at a military-friendly university. But what exactly does that mean? Here it means we understand your unique challenges and have a dedicated staff to support you. It means we offer these student benefits—some of which are exclusively for military and military-affiliated students—to limit your out-of-pocket costs:

  • A tuition grant that currently caps our undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (the military TA cap) and master's and graduate certificate tuition at $325/credit hour for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard members, Reservist, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.
  • Textbooks and/or e-books provided at no charge to students earning undergraduate academic credit, with no impact on military TA.
  • Technology fees covered by grants for U.S. active-duty military servicemembers and for Guard and Reserve personnel when using military tuition assistance (TA).
  • Accessible online courses with no set login times that let you study whether on a rotating work shift or on deployment.
  • Monthly class start dates, allowing exceptional flexibility in scheduling
  • Possible credit for military education and training courses including CCAF, JST, DANTES, and ACE-evaluated training.
     

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We've presented some programs for you, but you can use our degree finder to find and compare a wide variety of undergraduate- and graduate-level degree programs across some of today’s most in-demand fields. Start your search here.

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Tuition Costs

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $270/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $325 per credit hour $350/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Ebooks are provided at no cost for students enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

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Our Students Are Priority One

Lance Arnold
Lance Arnold
M.A., Criminal Justice

The pursuit of my degree taught me some valuable life and educational lessons that developed me into a better leader and more valuable asset to my agency.

Colt Tallent
Colt Tallent
B.A., Intelligence Studies

The education I received has proven invaluable as I advance within the realm of intelligence studies, and it has no doubt enhanced my competitiveness in meeting the needs of U.S. national security.

Chanda Chann
Chanda Chann
B.A., Management

At each and every step of the way I had the support needed to move toward the ultimate goal—graduation and pursuing my career ambitions.

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Select your desired program from our 200+ degrees and certificates. If you are unsure which program is right for you, complete our form and an admissions representative will help you select the best fit for you.

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There is no fee to submit our online admissions application. You will be asked to provide information about your previous educational experiences and to declare your academic program.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will walk you through the steps you need to get started.

Classes begin October 7.

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