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Educating those who serve™.

Our military roots date back to 1991 when a Marine Corps officer founded AMU with one mission – to educate those whose serve. Today, with more than 300 veterans on our faculty and staff, we stand ready to help you take charge of your education.

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You’re driven to lead and serve.
We’re driven to help you succeed.

It's time to prepare for the career path you want now or need later in civilian life.

Join the 65,000 U.S. military men and women earning degrees at American Military University. With courses in public safety, global security, science, business, and more, there's a program here that's right for you. Some of our more popular degrees for military students include Homeland Security, Intelligence Studies, Criminal Justice and Cybersecurity.

A university created to meet the needs of military students like you.

We truly understand the military way of life and have created a learning experience that fits comfortably into your world. As a student at AMU, you'll:

  • Learn on your own time with flexible online courses that fit into a rotating work shift or deployment
  • Spend little out of your own pocket with low tuition rates that help keep costs below military TA
  • Pay nothing for textbooks or e-books as an undergraduate student earning academic credit
  • Save when we waive technology and transfer credit evaluation fees
  • Earn possible credit for military education and training courses, including CCAF, JST, DANTES, and ACE-evaluated training

Ready to learn now?

Complete and submit this form today. An admissions representative will contact you with important information about the university and the degree program that’s right for you.

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