Active-Duty Military Academics at UMUC
Academics at UMUC

Degrees and Certificates for Military Students

Gain a competitive edge in the military and beyond by earning your degree or certificate at UMUC.

An associate's, bachelor's or master's degree, or certificate 1 from University of Maryland University College could be the key to advancement, whether you want to continue to build your military career or prepare for a civilian career. And online courses mean you don't have to worry about deployments or relocations affecting your education.

Advance Your Military and Post-Military Career at UMUC

Associate's Degrees

Relocations and deployments can make the typical community college model unworkable, so we offer an associate's degree for active-duty servicemembers and members of the National Guard and Reserves to ensure that if you're always on the move, so is your education.

Bachelor's Degrees

We offer a large variety of bachelor's degrees entirely online, so you can earn the undergraduate degree you want no matter where military service takes you.

Master's Degrees

You can can complete a master's degree entirely online, gain a competitive edge, and be prepared to rise up in the ranks in the military or in a civilian career.


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.

1 View gainful employment disclosures for certificates.

Request Info

Apply Now

Or call 877-275-UMUC (8682) to speak directly with an advisor.

Understand Tuition Assistance and Veterans Education Benefits

Our dedicated military advisors can help you discover the path to an affordable degree by helping you carefully consider Tuition Assistance, veterans education benefits, financial aid, scholarships, and other payment options.

Gregory Barber Veteran Alumnus"I decided to study online for two reasons. First, I wanted to try a different mode of instruction, and second, I was looking for a way to continue my education even if I was deployed."

Gregory Barber

U.S. Air Force Veteran
Information Systems Security Engineer, Department of Defense Contractor
Master of Business Administration

Additional Programs Offered Overseas

UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students may enroll in any online degree or certificate program. In addition, special division-specific programs are available on-site overseas. See the full list of UMUC Asia programs and UMUC Europe programs.