Military Veterans Academics at UMUC
Academics at UMUC

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

Associate's Degrees

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.

Bachelor's Degrees

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.

Master's Degrees

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.

Kirk Clear Veteran And Alumnus"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."

Kirk Clear

Senior Consultant
Whitney, Bradley, and Brown
Past President of the UMUC Alumni Association

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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.

Gregory Barber Veteran Alumnus "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."

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.