Make Your Military Training Count

Apply military service and military coursework for academic credit using ACE guidelines. Brandman has partnered with some of the top organizations for military and public service organizations to ensure you are getting the most out of your previous training. Fast track a master’s degree in organizational leadership or transfer 6 credits toward an undergrad degree.

Brandman has consistently been recognized as a military-friendly institution We offer competitive tuition and reduced military rates and participate in many of the top programs to help military active duty, veterans, spouses, and family members finance their education.

Review Brandman's Specialized Programs

As a military-friendly university, Brandman offers several options for military and public service professionals.

Contact an Enrollment Coach

An enrollment coach will help you verify your eligibility for the program you wish to pursue and direct you through the application process. 

Submit Online Application

Create an application account and complete your application. All additional documentation required should be submitted to the Office of Admission by mail, email or fax. Do not fax transcripts or test scores.

American Council on Education (ACE) Credit Evaluation

Students may earn credit for both military service and military coursework for academic credit using ACE guidelines.

  • Military students are awarded 6 credits for military service. 
  •  Based on ACE recommendations for formal courses and occupations offered by all branches of the military, additional credits may be awarded. 
  • These credit recommendations appear on the service member’s Joint Services Transcript (JST)
  • Brandman will accept these credits which can articulate to a discipline, major, or emphasis area depending upon the ACE recommendation as to number of credits, discipline and level.

Earn A Master's Degree in Only 7 Classes

The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree is unique program that builds upon the fundamentals taught in military leadership schools and enhances your professional perspective as you continue your career. Whether your goal is to advance through the ranks or attain a higher position in your field, the program’s curriculum exposes you to new leadership concepts and processes that are effective in both the corporate sector and your military career. 

  • Transfer up to 15 credits toward the MAOL degree.
  • Available at select Brandman University campuses, including those located directly on base, or fully online, the MAOL degree was designed with military leaders in mind.

Students applying for undergraduate admission in an associate (AA) program must provide the following:

  • Commissioned Officers
  • Senior NCOs who are E7 or above
  • Warrant Officers who are CWO2 and above.

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