Online Associate of Arts in Military History
As part of its flagship history discipline, the University offers an Associate of Arts in Military History for those seeking a foundational degree in preparation for related baccalaureate degrees. Classes at the University are conducted entirely online, giving student the flexibility to fit a quality education into their busy lives. Through this fascinating program, students explore the origins of armed conflict in ancient times to patterns of Western warfare in the modern era. From the American Revolution to World War II and more, the curriculum examines national military powers, war doctrines, crucial battles, and political leaders and their foreign policies that led to conflict. Additionally, the program emphasizes career-relevant research, writing and critical-thinking skills.
Classes at the University are taught by expert practitioners. Many within the military history discipline are published historians and military leaders who bring their research and expertise into the classroom discourse. At the University, students are members of a broader community of working adult committed to lifelong learning and career development.
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Program Completion Rates, Median Debt, and More
The following program details are intended to help you make an informed decision about the university that's right for you.
|2012-2013 Program Completion Rate|
|Normal time to completion for full-time student||2 years|
|Graduates who completed in this time1||75%|
|Tuition & Fees as of September 1, 2013||Median Loan Debt of 2012-2013 Graduates|
(before any awarded transfer credit)
|$50||Private educational loans||$0|
|Transfer Credit Evaluation fee3 |
|$50||Institution financing plan||$0|
|Books and supplies4||$0|
|On-campus room and board||Not applicable|
1 Data may be “not available” if the program has no graduates during reporting period or if it has not been in existence the normal time for completion. If 0%, then graduates in the reporting period took longer than the average time, usually because they were part-time students. 89% of our students are working adults and do not take a full-time course load.
2 A $50 Technology Fee will be charged for all future undergraduate and graduate level course registrations, including audited courses. The fee is not applicable for Comprehensive Exam courses. An APUS grant will cover the fee for Active Duty Military, Reservists, National Guard, Vocational Rehabilitation (VOCA), VA and VA Chapter 33 students, and anyone using military tuition assistance (TA).
3 Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee waived for all United States Active Duty Military, Guard, and Reserve personnel.
4 The undergraduate book grant provides textbooks, e-books, and other course materials at no cost to students for courses being taken for academic credit. Students must obtain their own software when required for a course or program.
5 This figure does not include PLUS loans or TEACH grants converted to Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans.
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