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Mission Essential and AMU support your success through education.

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Helping you reach your goal is our shared priority.

Mission Essential and American Military University (AMU) are working together to offer you flexible and affordable online courses, certificates, and degree programs. Whether you are responsible for language solutions, cloud computing, cybersecurity solutions, national security, transportation and logistics, or other areas, we are here to provide you with an affordable and career-relevant education that helps meet your needs and professional development goals.


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  • 5% tuition grant to all Mission Essential employees and extended family members.
  • Book grant: textbooks and/or ebooks are provided at no charge to students earning undergraduate academic credit.
  • Access to a dedicated strategic partnerships admissions team.

Note: Grants cannot be applied retroactively.

How to Qualify for Benefits

Future students: Enter Mission Essential as your employer when you complete our admissions application. Family members should select Mission Essential Family Benefit as your membership or affiliation when you complete our admissions application.

Current students: Confirm that Mission Essential is listed as your employer on record with the university, or if you’re a Mission Essential family member confirm that Mission Essential Family Benefit is listed under the Membership/Association field in your university records. Learn how.


Your Cost (with partner benefits)

Per Credit Hour:

  • Undergraduate: $256.50
  • Master's Degree and Graduate Certificate: $332.50
  • Military Undergraduate: $250*
  • Military Master's Degree and Graduate Certificate: $325*

*We offer our military-affiliated students a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (military TA limit) and graduate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.

Annual Tuition & Fees

Tuition Cost

*Annual estimates are based on published tuition and technology fees assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.Technology fees are $50 per course and are covered by grants for U.S. active-duty military service members, and for Guard and Reserve personnel when using military tuition assistance.

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