Serving Our Military and Veteran Students

A U.S. military helicopter prepares for take off

This is my life

Joe Bloise
iMBA Graduate
Bath, PA
Joe Bloise
“This degree has already started to open doors for me that otherwise would have been closed… it has opened my eyes to thoughts, concepts, and ideas that I never would have thought of, had I not pursued the iMBA.”Read more
Neil Barnas
Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering Graduate
Arlington, VA
Neil Barnas
“The Penn State systems engineering master's program was the perfect avenue to fulfill my own interests and to help the USAF improve its acquisition processes.”Read more
Sharon Boose
Master's in Adult Education
Fayetteville, NC
Sharon Boose
“I'm adding a Penn State degree to my twenty plus years of leadership and military experience.”Read more

Watch this video to learn more about our military-friendly services and support.

We appreciate the sacrifices that our active duty military personnel, veterans, and military dependents make as they serve our country.

Penn State has signed the Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). If you are interested in applying to or are currently attending Penn State World Campus you may continue to use your tuition assistance benefits. For more information on Penn State signing the DoD MOU, please read the Penn State News article.

We pledge our best service to you, so that wherever you are in the world, you can be connected to Penn State through World Campus. And we have aligned our online programs, student support services, policies, and procedures to address the unique needs of our military and veteran students.

If you decide to earn your degree online from Penn State, you can expect a fully accredited degree program taught by highly respected Penn State faculty, a staff of professionals ready to support your needs, a collaborative learning environment where you can interact with faculty and classmates, and an opportunity to join a proud Penn State community.

Online Degrees and Certificates — We offer more than 100 online career-enhancing programs with the flexibility and convenience needed by today’s military and veteran students. Your education can follow you as you continue your career in or outside the military.

Academic Military Support Team — We have a team of academic advising and admissions staff who work directly with our active duty military personnel, veterans, and military dependents. Our team of professionals understands your needs and is ready to assist you in achieving your personal and professional goals.

Yellow Ribbon and GI Bill Approved — All of our programs are approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Our dedicated Office of Veterans Programs staff and military support team can answer questions and help you use your benefits toward your education.

Financial Aid — Beyond your military education benefits, Penn State World Campus provides grants and scholarships to support our military students and their dependents.

Transfer Credits — You can transfer credits for academic programs at Penn State World Campus, whether from other regionally accredited universities, for military work experience, or life experience.

Become a Penn Stater — Penn State alumni are active and proud, and there are 600,000 of us all across the globe. Put this powerful network to work for you.

A Military-Friendly University

Our commitment to increasing access to education for military personnel, veterans, and military family members has been honored by such organizations and publications as the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Military Times, Military Advanced Education, and G.I. Jobs.