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Take charge of your education.

You’re driven to make the world a better place. We’re driven to help you succeed. At American Military University (AMU), you’ll study online with other motivated active-duty military, veterans, and civilian students worldwide who know it takes hard work, courage, and persistence to succeed.

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

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  1. In Homeland Security

    INSS Conference Offers Education and Training Opportunities for Intelligence Professionals

    INSS Conference Offers Education and Training Opportunities for Intelligence Professionals Sep 25, 2018

    Dr. Nicole Drumhiller, Program Director of Security & Global Studies, told the INSS audience about AMU's two new applied doctoral degrees.

  2. Your Device’s Camera: A Window into Your Private Life? Sep 21, 2018

    Do you ever feel like someone’s snooping into your life? It’s possible that your smartphone camera was hacked and used without your permission.

  3. Two Iranians Arrested For Espionage On Israeli And Jewish Facilities Sep 20, 2018

    Two Iranian-Americans were charged with espionage after they were discovered conducting surveillance on Israeli and Jewish facilities in the United States.

  1. In Military

    Entrepreneur Series: Helping Military Families to Buy, Sell and Rent with MilitaryByOwner

    Entrepreneur Series: Helping Military Families to Buy, Sell and Rent with MilitaryByOwner Sep 25, 2018

    Housing for active-duty military servicemembers has always been a struggle for both a military installation and its servicemembers. Often, the waiting list at some posts for on-base housing stretches from months to years, depending on the location.

  2. Hiring Veterans: The Best-Kept Secret in Business Sep 25, 2018

    In the next two decades, Modern Veterans are going to be responsible for one of the largest economic booms in U.S. history. Hiring veterans is the best kept secret in business.

  3. Professional Networking in the Military Helps You Establish a Civilian Career Sep 20, 2018

    Servicemembers can greatly increase their chances of a successful transition to a civilian career by networking.

  1. In Cyber Defense

    Keeping Up with Mobile Device Cyber Threats Decreases Security Risks to Your Organization

    Keeping Up with Mobile Device Cyber Threats Decreases Security Risks to Your Organization Sep 19, 2018

    Ten years ago, we never thought of our mobile devices as being targeted by hackers. But with our increasing reliance on smartphones and tablet computers, cyber crooks have invaded this technology as well.

  2. Questions You'll Often Be Asked at a Cybersecurity Job Interview Sep 14, 2018

    When you’re called for a phone or in-person interview about a cybersecurity job, you’ll commonly face two types of questions.

  3. European Union Passes New Legislation to Improve Control over Digital Copyrights Sep 12, 2018

    On September 12, the European Union (EU) passed a law that could severely stifle freedom of expression on the Internet.

  1. EDM Digest

    Texas A&M’s ‘Disaster IQ’ App Helps Improve Disaster Response

    Texas A&M’s ‘Disaster IQ’ App Helps Improve Disaster Response Sep 25, 2018

    Texas A&M's Disaster IQ app sets out to streamline vital information while also educating communities with a resilience strategy during emergencies.

  2. EDM Monday Briefing: Train Derailment Sends Multiple Cars Into River Sep 24, 2018

    Emergency and disaster management briefing for Sept. 24, 2018: A freight train derailment in plunged multiple rail cars into a river – and other news.

  3. Florence's Wrath Caused a Tornado Outbreak in Richmond, Virginia Sep 21, 2018

    Hurricanes may lose their wind-speed, but they can still remain a serious flooding threat and lead to very dangerous weather conditions like tornadoes.

  1. In Public Safety

    The Importance of Soft Skills for Criminal Justice Professionals

    The Importance of Soft Skills for Criminal Justice Professionals Sep 21, 2018

    Soft skills, such as interpersonal communication skills, are central to the work of officers, yet they are so often overlooked. Learn why all criminal justice professionals should consider how soft skills can be honed and applied on the job.

  2. Changing Offender Thinking and Behavior Through the Cognitive Community Model Sep 19, 2018

    The Cognitive Community Model is a reentry program that has had great success at the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC). Learn more about the program where offenders live together in a structured and supportive community environment.

  3. 3D-Printed Guns: Regulations and Legal Implications Sep 17, 2018

    National controversy arose over whether designs for 3D-printed guns should be made available online, highlighting the need for clear, effective gun laws. Learn more about the issue and why uniform regulation needs to be prioritized.

  1. Online Learning & Career Tips

    APUS Active Minds to Host Suicide Prevention Symposium

    APUS Active Minds to Host Suicide Prevention Symposium Sep 25, 2018

    To educate students, alumni, staff and faculty about suicide prevention, the APUS chapter of Active Minds will hold a two-day online symposium.

  2. Student Mentoring Frequently Goes Beyond the Classroom Sep 24, 2018

    It is expected that teachers will mentor students, but student mentoring often goes beyond the classroom. You should never stop learning.

  3. Choosing a Major Requires Self-Examination and Research Sep 21, 2018

    Choosing a major in college isn’t always an easy decision. You may even change your degree program during your time at the university.

 

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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.