Exclusive Partner Benefits
The Illinois Tactical Officers Association (ITOA) and American Military University (AMU) have partnered to provide educational opportunities to ITOA members and the law enforcement community. As an AMU student, you will explore the latest topics of criminal behavior, guided by faculty with practical career experience and strong academic credentials. AMU's flexible online classroom, designed specifically for working adults, helps prepare you for the challenges of a highly technical society and evolving criminal behavior.
*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents receive a tuition grant that covers undergraduate and master's-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour. In addition, the University provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
- 200+ Degree and Certificate Programs: to help meet the growing demand for educated law enforcement personnel. Choose from bachelor's and master's programs in disciplines including cybersecurity, emergency and disaster management, homeland security, and doctoral programs in global security or strategic intelligence.
- Tuition Grant & Tech Fee Waiver: ITOA members receive a tuition grant and technology fee waiver for every course.
- Book Grant: Undergraduate students earning academic credit will receive textbooks and ebooks at no charge.
- Transfer-Credit Friendly: AMU recognizes credit from POST-certified public safety academies and awards credit for military experience, previous college coursework, select in-service training programs, and professional certifications.
- Career Services: Lifetime access for students and alumni.
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