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You’re Driven to Serve
We’re Driven to Help You Succeed

You have a duty to serve your community, and we are committed to our duty to serve you with high-quality, affordable, career-relevant education through 200+ online degrees and certificates.

Whether you wish to further your education, which may help meet your goals for advancement, or aim to sharpen your communication, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills, American Military University (AMU) has a place for you. We proudly help government, public safety, and first responder professionals advance their knowledge and skills through programs that start monthly, delivered online. AMU is the #1 provider of higher education to the U.S. military and veterans and we are open to all.

Career-Relevant Programs for Public Safety Professionals

Choose from 200+ online degrees and certificates. Here are a few for you to consider. Use our program finder to search others and find the best one for you.

An Affordable University That Breaks Barriers

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Affordable Tuition

Your tuition will be $350/credit hour for undergraduate courses and $425/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses.

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for both undergraduate and master’s-level programs. Military family members, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents are also eligible for the Preferred Military Rate.

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Ebooks

We provide no-cost ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Preferred Military Rate-eligible master’s-level students.

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Entrance Exams

No standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

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Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Giving You Freedom to Learn

Convenient

Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Flexible

Classes start every month with mostly 8-week formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. We are committed to awarding you as much transfer credit as possible for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

More Value

At AMU, 72% have graduated with no APUS-incurred student loan debt.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Personalized

Undergraduate classes average 18 students and master’s-level classes average 10 students.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Supportive

All students have access to our advisors who are available seven days a week, as well as our robust catalog of mental health resources, including TalkCampus, a real-time, professionally monitored peer support app.

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Our program finder helps you search and compare a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. Start your search here.

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Classes begin April 1.

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