• Special Military Programs

    Kaplan University has developed or participates in various special programs for military and veteran students that can reduce time and effort needed to earn a degree, and reduce redundancies between military training and college courses. For some military occupations, this could reduce coursework by a maximum of 73%.*

  • Kaplan University has evaluated various military occupations and mapped them to specific degree programs, which helps ensure your training transfers to Kaplan University as college credit. Please note that you are not limited to these program options. Even if your occupation is not listed, your training may still be eligible for credit. All military transcripts will be evaluated for credit awards.

    MOS/NEC Maximum Credit Awarded
    for Occupational Training†
     ProgramSService Level Required for
    Maximum Reward
    11B, 11C 45  AAS in Business Administration30+
    11B, 11C50AAS in Criminal Justice40+
    19D, 19K 40AAS in Business Administration30+
    19D, 19K 50AAS in Criminal Justice40+
    25B, 25W 50AAS in Information Technology30+
    27D 55AAS in Paralegal Studies30+
    31B 60AAS in Criminal Justice30+
    31B 104BS in Criminal Justice40+
    74D 15AAS in Fire Science10+
    74D 32BS in Fire Science10+
    74D 47BS in Fire and Emergency Management30+
    79R 45AAS in Business Administration40+
    79R 74BS in Business Administration40+
    92A, 92Y 40AAS in Business Administration30+
    68W 65AS in Health Science10+
    68W 25AAS in Health Information Technology10+

  • * Based on a member of the military who transfers in the maximum amount of quarter credit hours: 65 for medical MOS, 60 for military police and information technology MOS, 50 for combat arms MOS, 55 for paralegal specialist MOS, 45 for recruiter MOS. Coursework reduction reflects an educational mapping based on the completion of the standard courses required for rank advancement as well as credit for occupation duties. Credit awards have service-level requirements. Exact transfer amount may vary depending on completed military courses and occupations as listed on your official Joint Service Transcript(s). State-specific requirements, as listed in catalog.kaplanuniversity.edu, may apply. All credits must be validated on official transcript(s) to be eligible to transfer.

    Credits awarded do not include transfer credit.

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