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A Directory of Military Friendly Online Degrees

written by: Willa•edited by: Sarah Malburg•updated: 2/11/2010

Military personnel and their family members have a opportunity to earn degrees from one of many military friendly schools. These schools make it a point to show their appreciation for those who serve the country. Read on to find out where members of the military can further their education online.

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    This article provides a directory of fully accredited online colleges continues, providing opportunities for individuals in the military, members of the reserves, National Guard, veterans and their family members to obtain various degree with financial assistance. The following online colleges are military friendly and offers online military degrees are but a few that focus on the men and women who serve our country. Deciding which online school is right for me is not an easy task.

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    Florida Tech University

    Accredited by the Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Florida Tech University offers online degree programs in:

    - Associates: Business Administration and Liberal Arts

    - Bachelors: Business Administration in Accounting, Business Administration in Computer Information Systems, Business Administration in Healthcare Management, Business Administration in Management, Business Administration in Marketing and Criminal Justice.

    The tuition is $250 per credit hour for service members and their spouses. Additional military tuition assistance and discounts for books are also available.

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    Walden University

    This facility is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Their online degree programs include numerous Bachelors and Doctorates in Art & Design, Business, Criminal Justice, Education/Teaching, Healthcare, Human Services, Legal/Paralegal, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Political Science, Science, Math and Technology.

    Tuition for military personnel and their family members is assisted with the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) or Active Duty Tuition Assistance Reimbursement programs. Walden University also offers an additional 10% reduction on the tuition.

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    Colorado Tech University

    This university is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and Higher Learning Commission. Colorado Tech University's online degree programs that are offered are Associates, Bachelors, Masters and MBAs in Business, Criminal Justice, Information Technology and Healthcare.

    Military financial aid in the form of the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) and a 20% grant for active reserves and National Guard personnel and their spouses are provided. In addition, the Liberty Grant and a Prior Learning Assessment program for military earned credit is made available.

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    Most colleges nationwide are offering degrees for military personnel, making it easy for military personnel students to continue their education by allowing the classes to travel with them. Whether being deployed to active duty or relocating, these schools have no penalties.