AMU Understands Your Needs as an Airman

A top online university supporting our military, American Military University is proud to be the #1 provider of higher education to the U.S. military* and a respected provider of higher education to adult professionals in national and homeland security, public safety, and beyond.

Our extensive array of master's and bachelor's degrees appeal to all airmen seeking promotion, job enhancement, and eventually, post-military employment. AMU is proud to be ranked the number one most popular school based upon enrollment among the U.S. military.

*FY 2018 DoD tuition assistance data, as reported by Military Times, 2019

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) Graduates

AMU is proud to be one of a select few academic institutions invited to participate in the CCAF GEM program, allowing Airmen to complete CCAF's 15 semester hours of general education requirements

Unsure of your program choice? You can apply without commitment to a program as an “Undergraduate Courses for Transfer Student.” Select this on the application to get started.

Opportunity for Military Spouses

Spouses of eligible servicemembers may pursue study using the Military Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program. AMU supplements the $4,000 scholarship awarded through this program with an additional $500 grant. This sum will cover the entire cost of the average undergraduate certificate program at AMU. Learn more about this program and its advantages here.

     

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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:

Degrees We've Selected For You

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.

*On January 1, 2020, our per-credit-hour undergraduate tuition rate will be $285 and master’s/graduate certificate rate will be $370. The technology fee will be $65 per course. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant, which caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250 per credit hour. The military grant covering veterans will continue through December 31, 2019.

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.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Comission

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

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

Here's how to get started:

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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.

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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 January 6.

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