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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 100% 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 in today’s sought-after fields. 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

Affordable Tuition

Your tuition will be $285/credit hour for undergraduate courses and $370/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses.

Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide textbooks/ebooks at no cost to all undergraduate, doctoral, and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.

Entrance Exams

We have lifted barriers that can prevent from you starting your educational journey quickly.

Application Fee

Our application can be completed at any time during the year at no cost. Programs start monthly. Apply today!

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Giving You Freedom to Learn

Convenient & Flexible

Courses are 100% online with weekly class schedules and no set login times. Programs start monthly, and most courses run 8 weeks.

Transfer-Credit Friendly

It costs $0 to both evaluate and apply transfer credit for previous academic coursework, job experience, and military service.

More Value

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

Respected & Accredited

AMU is part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Supportive & Personalized

Our advisors are available 7 days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

Expert Faculty & Insights

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

A Name, Not a Number

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

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Find the degree or certificate that's right for you

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

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