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AMU Understands Your Needs As a Marine

Educating Those Who Serve.®

American Military University is the school of choice for nearly 5,000 Marines. Why? Because our flexible learning environment allows you to take courses from anywhere around the globe. As an AMU student you’ll never have to worry about transferring your courses to another university. We will take care of you, from Camp Lejeune to Baghdad, with knowledgeable faculty, caring on-site education coordinators and a crack team of student services professionals, standing ready to troubleshoot any problem you might encounter.

Learn why thousands of Marines are currently enrolled in intelligence, homeland security, business, and many other degree programs. A degree  from AMU is affordable, well respected, and the key future success in the military and civilian life. American Military University (AMU) is proud to join the schools offering degree programs in support of the SOCMAR Servicemember Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Degree Network System, a system of college curriculum networks designed by SOC for Marine Corps Servicemembers and their adult family members. As part of SOCMAR, colleges have agreed to accept each other's courses in a particular program of study. Students can move freely among the colleges in a network without having to worry about whether or not major related courses will transfer. Visit our detailed SOCMAR page if you need full information on the program. View the SOCMAR Degree Network System matrix with the approved AMU degree programs eligible for the SOCMAR Degree Network System. AMU's Education Coordinators serve students at military installations throughout the U.S. including Camp Lejeune, Camp Pendleton, MCB Quantico, Twenty-Nine Palms, Kaneohe Bay, and many others.

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