Roots in the military. Relevant to all.

With 100% Online Degrees & Certificates1

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Make This Your Next Mission

American Military University (AMU) proudly serves veterans with affordable, accessible, high quality education. We have been on a mission to educate those who serve and those have served since our founding in 1991. Our student community includes those in the military, defense, national security, public safety, and related sectors.

As the #1 choice among veterans using their GI Bill benefits2 and ranking on the Best for Vets College list since 2013, AMU aims to help make your decision to advance your knowledge and skill as uncomplicated as possible.

We are also a Yellow Ribbon school and host one of the largest Student Veterans of America chapters nationwide. Many AMU faculty and staff are veterans who understand your needs. Among them are trained advisors ready to help answer your questions as you begin or continue your higher education journey.

AMU offers respected degrees and certificates in 200+ online programs. Simply request more information or contact us to speak with an admission representative.

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Find a Program to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Search our 200+online degree and certificate programs—from the associate to the doctoral level—focusing on today’s in-demand fields.

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Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid.

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate and doctoral studetns and all military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.

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 2013.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Comission

Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

Our Students Are Priority One

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There is no fee to apply and the application process only takes 15-25 minutes.

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Choose Your Program

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.


Apply Online (15-25 Minutes)

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 February 1.

Apply At No Cost

There is no application fee.

Source Information

1100% Online Does not apply to lab coursework, practicums, or doctoral programs.

1#1 Choice of Veterans using GI Bill Benefits Based on Based on FY 2019 Department of Defense tuition assistance and Veterans Administration student enrollment data, as reported by Military Times, 2020.