Online Programs from AMU’s School of Arts and Humanities

Earn a respected and affordable degree from American Military University. Our adult learners include including those in military, defense, national security, and public safety sectors, as well as other mission-driven civilians. AMU’s coursework is online with no set login times, giving you the flexibility to earn a degree or certificate at a pace that fits your schedule.

Welcome to American Military University’s School of Arts and Humanities. Our programs include:

  • Communication
  • General Studies
  • History, including American History, Civil War Studies, and Military History
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology

Check out all of the programs in the School of Arts & Humanities.

Top reasons adult learners choose AMU’s School of Arts and Humanities:

Faculty with real-world knowledge
Our faculty share their practical experience from government, the military, media enterprises, associations, and foundations to enhance your learning.

A Foundation for Success
Coursework that will exercise your skill in critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration—the roots for any calling in life.

Lively and interactive curriculum
Our foundation course in Communication, a class every undergraduate takes, is media-rich and engaging.

Our Psychology 101 class is responsive, adjusting content delivery until you demonstrate topic mastery through periodic knowledge checks.

AMU is part of American Public University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( This accreditation acknowledges the rigor of our programs and the respect they have earned.

3 reasons adult learners choose AMU:

  • Affordability: With a military tuition grant, tthe rate is $250/credit hour (undergraduate and master’s level) and a book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Online convenience
  • Flexibility: Monthly start dates, no set login times

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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 tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

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).

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