Degrees and Certificates for Military Veterans
Choose from a wide range of online programs in some of today's hottest fields, and be ready for what's next.
An associate's, bachelor's or master's degree, or certificate 1 from University of Maryland University College could be the key to advancement as you transition out of your military career or are looking for ways to set yourself apart in the civilian workforce.
Kick Start Your Civilian Career at a Veteran-Friendly University
- A wide range of programs: Take your pick from more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as business, IT and cyber security, public safety, and more, all available entirely online. Select programs are available at regional locations. Browse our most popular programs for vets by career interest.
- Faculty with real-world experience and knowledge: Our faculty-practitioners balance theory with application to ensure you receive an education that you can immediately apply in your career.
- Veteran-friendly programs and policies: Our dedicated veterans advisors can help you choose the program that is right for you and navigate your education benefits, financial aid, scholarships, and other payment options, so you can stay focused on your education. Plus, our transfer credit policies allow you to receive credit for military experience, so you can earn your degree faster.
An associate's degree is available for veterans to help you earn credentials quickly, and the degree's specialized options allow you to begin to tailor your education to your career goals.
Our wide range of bachelor's degrees give you the education you need to excel in your present career or launch a new one. You can earn nearly all of our undergraduate degrees entirely online, but if you prefer to learn on-site, hybrid courses combining online and on-site learning are available at our regional locations.
A wide range of master's degrees are available at UMUC. You can complete a graduate degree entirely online, but if you'd rather learn on-site or in a hybrid format, you can study at one of our 20+ locations in the D.C. area.
You can earn credentials quickly with any of our certificates, all of which are available entirely online. And, if you decide you want to pursue a degree, you can apply your certificate credits to a degree program.
"Involvement in professional organizations will help you speak the language in the civilian sector, as well as how to dress and act in a non-military environment."
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Understand Your Veterans Education Benefits
Our dedicated military advisors can help you discover the path to an affordable degree by helping you carefully consider your education benefits, financial aid, scholarships, and other payment options.
"I knew I wanted to continue my studies, and I researched several different institutions. I found that UMUC met my requirements—it was an accredited university, veteran friendly, offered easy access, and the tuition was affordable."