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Brandman University has been serving the needs of active military personnel since it was founded over 50 years ago. We are continuously expanding our network to provide you with the best support programs that help you succeed both in uniform and in the classroom.

Active Duty Programs

Airforce: AU-ABC

The Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative Program (AU-ABC) is an initiative between Air University and Brandman University to offer baccalaureate degree opportunities to enlisted Air Force personnel with a completed Associate degree from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF).

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Airforce: GEM

The General Education Mobile (GEM) program is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and Brandman University to deliver general education coursework required for the CCAF degree. The program includes online courses from each of the following disciplines: oral communication, written communication, mathematics, social sciences, and humanities that meet the CCAF’s pre-approved general education requirements.

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The Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP) was developed by the Navy to support Sailors’ mobile lifestyles. The program provides Sailors an opportunity to earn associate and bachelor degrees based on their military occupation and educational goals. Brandman currently offers ACE recommended credit for military training and experience toward NCPDLP approved degrees in Legal Studies, Social Science, and Sociology. All courses are available online.

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Service members Opportunities Colleges (SOC) comprise a network of colleges and universities that protects military students’ credits and degree program progress when they transfer duty stations. As a SOC member, Brandman adheres to the SOC Principles and Criteria providing standards of good practice for serving the military. This includes providing an official SOC Agreement to students who are active duty military and their family members. A SOC Agreement is an evaluation of military and college credit towards an undergraduate degree with Brandman.

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Troops to Teachers

Brandman University is an active partner with Troops to Teachers, a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel transition to a career as a public school teacher. The skills, knowledge, and experience one gains in the military are highly valued in our public schools.

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