Online Programs for STEM Professionals

Welcome to American Military University’s School of STEM. Our online degree and certificate programs include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Information Technology
  • Natural Science
  • Mathematics
  • Space Studies

Check out all of the programs in the School of STEM.

American Military University is a leading provider of respected, affordable education for individuals worldwide, those in military, defense, national security, and public safety sectors, as well as other mission-driven civilians. Coursework is offered online with no set login times, giving you the flexibility to earn a degree or certificatein a Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) field at a pace that fits your schedule.

Top reasons students choose AMU's School of STEM:

Uniquely online: From electrical engineering to math to space studies, it would be difficult to find another online school that offers such a rich mix of programs. Using lab kits you receive by mail, you will be guided by faculty through lab exercises, which have been specially designed for online learning.

Faculty with real-world knowledge
Our faculty have been in the trenches, working at top technology companies, engineering firms, and government agencies, like the Department of Homeland Security and NASA. They share that practical knowledge with you!

Current and innovative curriculum
AMU is committed to student success, constantly evaluating curricula to ensure they are current with today’s issues and technology. Multiple industry advisory councils also work with the School to keep programs aligned with today’s workplace needs.

AMU is part of American Public University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated American Public University System as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

The Student Experience
Outside the classroom, students engage virtually in clubs and organizations, such as Women in STEM (wSTEM), Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, and the Student Veterans of America.

3 reasons adult learners choose AMU:

  • Affordability: With a military grant, tuition is $250/credit hour (undergraduate) and $325/credit hour (graduate) and no-cost textbooks and ebooks for those enrolled in undergraduate classes
  • 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 master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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).

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