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Serving the educational goals of military students

Active duty
Veterans
Military spouses and dependents

We speak military

Whether you’re enhancing your role in the military or pursuing a civilian career, you’ll find affordable, career-focused programs that can help with your goals. Our military-certified staff are honored to assist active duty, veterans, and military spouses and dependents with support and flexibility for your unique needs.

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We’ve designed education for military members like you

Career-relevant education for

military students

  • Degrees and certificates aligned to 300+ occupations for developing careers in and out of military service.
  • Experienced faculty bring an average of 26 years of real-world working experience to the classroom.
  • Quality programs accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, and programmatic accreditation for some specialized programs.

Flexibility that fits military student

schedules

  • Policies that support your military-specific challenges. From deployment to military duties, we’ll help you fit your course schedule to military life.
  • Online classes, always on — 24/7/365. Go to class any time of the day or night, online or on campus 
  • Earn your degree one course at a time to balance military life and education.

MILITARY TUITION RATES

Use your military benefits towards tuition

Use your G.I. Bill to help pay for school. We also waive resource fees for qualifying active duty undergraduate students to reduce or eliminate out-of-pocket costs.

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Program Level Cost/Credit Resource Fee
Some students eligible for waivers
Estimated Total
Cost/Academic Year
Associate & Bachelor’s $398
Military Rate
$250
$170
See waiver eligibility below 1
$9,200
Master of Science Nursing $540
Military Rate
$475
$195 $9,720
Master of Arts in Education
(online)
$540
Military Rate
$475
$195 $9,720
Master of Arts in Education
(campus)
$540
Military Rate
$325
$195 $9,720
Master of Science
in Counseling (online)
$698
Military Rate
$550
$195 $11,070
Master of Science in
Counseling (campus)
$698
Military Rate
$327
$195 $9,720
All other master’s
degrees (online)
$698
Military Rate
$575
$195 $11,520
All other master’s
degrees (campus)
$698
Military Rate
$352
$195 $9,720
Doctoral $810
Military Rate
$650
$205 $12,930
Program Level Cost/Credit Resource Fee Estimated Total
Cost/Academic Year
Associate & Bachelor’s $398 $170 $13,640
Master of Science in
Nursing & Master of Arts
in Education
$540 $195 $10,890
All other Masters $698 $195 $13,734
Doctoral $810 $205 $15,810

1. Effective 4/27/2020, upon confirmation of eligibility, undergraduate students using Department of Defense military Tuition Assistance (TA) benefits for a current, upcoming, or previously completed (within the past 365 days) course will not be charged a resource fee for courses that start on or after April 27, 2020.  Courses taken prior to 4/27/2020 are not eligible for the waiver. In limited circumstances, some undergraduate courses may require an additional textbook that is not covered by the Resource Fee. For a full listing of these University courses, click here.

CREDIT FOR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Earn your degree sooner, at a lower cost.

Programs popular with military affiliated students.

Choose a degree that aligns with your career goals. The programs below are often selected by military affiliates students continuing their education with us.

2. Students can transfer up to 90 credits to this program, and the degree includes 39 elective credits, providing lots of opportunity to transfer in military and transfer credits. 

Services & Resources
Services & Resources

A wealth of resources. A community of support.

Explore more helpful information for military-affiliated students.

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SERVICES & RESOURCES

A wealth of resources. A community of support.

Veteran resource centers

Connect with other veterans in a supportive environment designed for the military community to come together. Find a resource center at these locations.

  • San Diego, CA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Fresno, CA
  • Ontario, CA

Certified to serve

We are certified as a Veteran Supportive Campus by the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services and as a Veteran Ready Organization by PsychArmor Institute to help serve you.

Mentorship program

Helping military members with civilian employment opportunities

For active airmen

Bachelor’s degree opportunities for Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard

Career Services

Access resources and tools at no additional cost to help you leverage your military skills and education in the civilian job market.

Learn which career might interests you. Take a career assessment.

Get support from a career team beyond graduation.

Connected to the military community

University of Phoenix maintains relationships with Military Professional Associations to identify ways to provide support for association members and UOPX students.

Mental wellness services

Free mental health care to service members, veterans and their families

Civilian career development

Reputation management and skills training

General education for airmen

Available to Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard

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Enlisted association of the national guard
National guard
Military police regimental association

Frequently Asked

Questions

Your military service can provide a solid foundation for your career growth. With our Phoenix Career Guidance System, you can discover career interests, get information about how to apply your military skills to a civilian career and explore the job market.

If you’re a veteran or a dependent, you may be able to use those benefits to pay for tuition expenses or other costs as you attend school using your VA benefits. We’ve created a three-step process to guide you in submitting the correct paperwork. 

Attend online class any time of the day or night even while overseas. Online classes are always on — 24/7/365.

List your previous military experience on your application for admission and sign a transcript request form. We will request those military transcripts for you.

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Access the support you deserve today

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