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Credit for Military Education & Training

Transfer Credit for Military Education and Training

Turn your military education and training into UMUC credits and finish your degree faster.

If you've earned military college credits, including for study you completed at service schools or in your military occupation, you can likely apply your credits to a degree program at University of Maryland University College, saving you time and money.1

We partner with several military colleges to grant credit toward associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificates,2 based on recommendations by the American Council on Education Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services.

And we'll help you receive the credits you deserve. Learn more about submitting your military transcripts and other documentation.

Army Career Degrees

You can receive credit for Army workplace experience and military service school courses by matching your Military Occupation Specialty to a corresponding degree through Army Career Degrees.

Army Signal Center

If you are a Signal Warrant Officer and satisfactorily complete military training, you can receive UMUC credit through the Warrant Officer Degree Program based on your degree plan and ACE recommendations. You can also receive credit if you have held a specific occupation for at least one year and the occupation has already been evaluated by ACE.

Occupation

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Network Management Technician

Up to 19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Computer Studies


Up to 19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Information Systems Technician

Up to 19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Computer Studies


Up to 19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Signal Systems Support Technician

Pending full evaluation by ACE

Pending full evaluation by ACE

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

College of the American Soldier

If you are a non-commissioned officer, choose UMUC as your home college and receive credit through the College of the American Soldier based on the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System courses and other training you've completed. You may be able to apply your credits toward an Associate of Arts in General Studies with specialized curriculum in Business and Management or an Associate of Arts in General Studies with specialized curriculum in Management Studies. CAS is accepted and supported by ACE.

Marine Corps Career College

You can apply your credits from your military experience toward an Associate of Arts in General Studies with specialized curriculum in Business and Management or an Associate of Arts in General Studies with specialized curriculum in Management Studies.

Occupation

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Personnel and Administration

Up to 10

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Business and Management


Up to 16

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Infantry

Up to 16–19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Supply Administration and Operation

Up to 10–13

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Business and Management


Up to 16–19

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Financial Management

Up to 8–11

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Accounting


Up to 10

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Business and Management


Up to 16

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Management Studies

Data Systems

Up to 16

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Computer Studies

Legal Services

Up to 16

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Legal Studies

Military Police and Corrections

Up to 16

Associate of Arts with specialized curriculum in Criminal Justice

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

Community College of the Air Force

If you are an airman completing any Community College of the Air Force Associate of Applied Science degree, many of your credits will transfer to a bachelor's degree program at UMUC. Plus if your program is part of the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative, you can now link your degree to a UMUC bachelor's degree, maximize the number of credits you receive, and make a seamless transition to your bachelor's degree.

AU-ABC Degrees

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science in Financial Management

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Finance

Associate of Applied Science in Human Resource Management

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Associate of Applied Science in Human Resources

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity


Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Web Technology

Associate of Applied Science in Mental Health Services

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal

Up to 61

Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Associate of Applied Science in Social Services

Up to 64

Bachelor of Science in Psychology


Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Social Science

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

Army Career Degrees

You can receive credit for Army workplace experience and military service school courses by matching your Military Occupation Specialty to a corresponding degree through Army Career Degrees.

Army Signal Center

If you are a Signal Warrant Officer and satisfactorily complete military training, you can receive UMUC credit through the Warrant Officer Degree Program based on your degree plan and ACE recommendations. You can also receive credit if you have held a specific occupation for at least one year and the occupation has already been evaluated by ACE.

Occupation

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Network Management Technician

Up to 53

Bachelor of Science in Computer Networks and Security


Up to 53

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Web Technology


Up to 52

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management


Up to 53

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Information Systems Technician

Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Computer Networks and Security


Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Web Technology


Up to 52

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management


Up to 60

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Signal Systems Support Technician

Pending full evaluation by ACE

Pending full evaluation by ACE

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

College of the American Soldier

If you are a non-commissioned officer, choose UMUC as your home college and receive credit through the College of the American Soldier based on the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System courses and other training you've completed. You may be able to apply your credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or Management Studies. CAS is accepted and supported by ACE.

Defense Acquisition University

If you are a current or former Defense Acquisition University student, you can earn a wide range of undergraduate degrees and certificates at UMUC to help meet DAU workforce requirements. You receive credit for study completed with DAU based on ACE recommendations. The program includes UMUC's undergraduate certificates and the following bachelor's degrees: Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Bachelor of Science in Management Studies, and Bachelor of Science in Marketing.

Occupation

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Personnel and Administration

Up to 20–29

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management


Up to 20–29

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Up to 20–29

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Infantry

Up to 35–53

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Marine Air Ground Task Force

Up to 17

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Supply Administration and Operation

Up to 28–38

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Up to 28–38

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies


Up to 28–38

Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Financial Management

Up to 26–32

Bachelor of Science in Accounting


Up to 26–46

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Up to 26–46

Bachelor of Science in Finance


Up to 26–47

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Data Systems

Up to 37

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity


Up to 37

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management

Legal Services

Up to 27

Bachelor of Science in Laws for Business

Military Police and Corrections

Up to 46–58

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

Air War College

If you have graduated from the nonresident seminar or correspondence program of the Air War College, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Air and Space Strategic Studies.

Army Command and General Staff College

If you have graduated from Command and General Staff Officer Course under the Common Core Curriculum of the Intermediate-Level Education, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Army Operations and National Security. Once you finish, you can earn your Master of Business Administration by completing just three additional courses.

Army Signal Center

If you have graduated from Telecommunications Systems Engineer Course 4C-24A, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Telecommunications Management.

Defense Acquisition University

If you have successfully completed Program Management Level III Certification through DAU, you may be eligible to transfer 9 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Project Management.

Defense Information School

If you have graduated from the Public Affairs Officer Course at the Defense Information School, you may be eligible to transfer 3 or 9 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Public Relations or Marketing.

Joint Forces Staff College

If you have graduated from the Joint Forces Staff College, you may be eligible to transfer 9 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Joint Military Strategy.

Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training

If you have graduated from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College Distance Education Program 8900 series from the College of Distance Education and Training, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Marine Corps Operations.

National Defense University iCollege

If you have graduated from National Defense University's iCollege with a certification, you may be eligible to transfer as many as 18 graduate credits toward a graduate degree.

iCollege Certificate Program

Credits Applied

UMUC Degree

Chief Financial Officer

Up to 15

Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Financial Management

Chief Information Officer

Up to 15

Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Informatics

Cyber-Leadership

Up to 18

Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy

Cyber-Security

Up to 9

Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance

Government Strategic Leader

Up to 15

Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Information Systems and Services

Information Technology Project Management

Up to 12

Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Project Management

Transfer credits listed above are tentative and estimated. Contact an advisor to learn how your military education and training will transfer toward your academic program.

You can also receive UMUC graduate credit if you've completed one of the following certificates: Chief Information Security Officer; Enterprise Architecture, Information Assurance NSTISSI 4011; Information Assurance CNSSI 4012, 4016; Information Assurance NSTISSI 4015.

1 You must meet UMUC's criteria for transfer as set forth in the applicable course catalog at the time you request the transfer credits.
2 View gainful employment disclosures for certificates.

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Associate of Arts
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice