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As the #1 provider* of education to the U.S. military, our mission is to provide an affordable, flexible, and relevant education to all those who serve. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.


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University News & Insights

  1. In Homeland Security

    Why It Is Important to Separate Criminal Acts from Acts of Terrorism

    Why It Is Important to Separate Criminal Acts from Acts of Terrorism Apr 25, 2018

    The world is a dangerous place with crimes and acts of terrorism committed every day. But are crime and terrorism the same thing?

  2. Critical Writing and Thinking Skills Are Vital for Intelligence Analysts Apr 25, 2018

    Intelligence analysts must be critical thinkers and strong writers. Becoming a better thinker and writer takes time, experience and practice.

  3. Toronto Police Say Van Driver's Name Did Not Trigger Terrorism Red Flags Apr 24, 2018

    Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders stated that it is early to dismiss terrorism as a motive. So far, he said, there was no evidence pointing to terrorism.

  1. In Military

    How to Avoid Burnout throughout Your Career in the Military

    How to Avoid Burnout throughout Your Career in the Military May 25, 2018

    There are lots of benefits for establishing a career in the military for both the service and for servicemembers.

  2. VIDEO: Memorial Day 2018 May 24, 2018

    Memorial Day means a lot to me. It means a lot to me, because of course, that's when we pay homage to our veterans and pay homage to individuals that have given their lives for our country.

  3. Celebrating 100 Years of Women in the USMC May 18, 2018

    With Opha May Johnson's enlistment in the USMC on August 13, 1918, she paved the way for thousands of proud women who would follow in her footsteps.

  1. In Cyber Defense

    Ukraine Has Evidence That Russia Is Plotting a Large Cyber Attack

    Ukraine Has Evidence That Russia Is Plotting a Large Cyber Attack May 24, 2018

    Ukraine claims that Russian hackers infected over half a million routers and storage devices. This infection is in preparation for a future cyber attack.

  2. DoD to Award Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud Contract in Fall 2018 May 23, 2018

    DoD has been working on a cloud concept called the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure. The government is expected to bid out the contract this week.

  3. Protecting Critical Information Assets from Intruders and Insiders May 22, 2018

    Wise companies should identify their information assets, perform regular risk assessments and take the necessary steps to protect their information.

  1. EDM Digest

    Return to Monkey Island: Repairing Damage from Hurricane Maria

    Return to Monkey Island: Repairing Damage from Hurricane Maria May 21, 2018

    Primatologist Dr. Jennifer Cramer recounts her recent stay on Monkey Island in Puerto Rico – where recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria are ongoing.

  2. Improving the Effectiveness of Emergency Evacuation Warnings Apr 25, 2018

    There is a strong need for emergency education and training to be high on the list of how to ensure at-risk residents heed evacuation warnings.

  3. More Lawmakers Join the EMS Caucus during 'EMS on the Hill' Apr 25, 2018

    During EMS on the Hill, emergency medical services advocates asked members of the U.S. House of Representatives to join the EMS Caucus.

  1. In Public Safety

    The Benefits of Law Enforcement Agencies Transforming into Learning Organizations

    The Benefits of Law Enforcement Agencies Transforming into Learning Organizations May 24, 2018

    Learning organizations foster leadership and employee growth at all levels. Many law enforcement agencies already have a great foundation for making the shift into learning organizations because of their community policing programs. 

  2. EMS is the First Line of Defense Against Spread of Infectious Diseases May 22, 2018

    Highly infectious diseases often present like common everyday illnesses, so EMS personnel must respond with precaution. Find out how they can protect themselves and their communities from the spread of disease.

  3. How Gangs are Using Drones to Disrupt Law Enforcement May 21, 2018

    Drone technology is one of the latest tools gangs are taking advantage of. Learn about the multiple ways gangs are using drones, as well as how they are intercepting police drones to facilitate their criminal activities.

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*Number one provider of education to the U.S. military according to 2016 DoD data as reported by Military Times, 2017.