Learn about UMGC's partnerships and agreements with military colleges, universities, and education organizations.
UMGC partners with military colleges, universities, and education organizations to grant credit toward associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificates, based on the recommendations set by the American Council on Education Military Guide.
Military Education Alliances
Air Force GEM Program
The GEM program at UMGC can help Air Force servicemembers complete their general education requirements.
Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative
Members of the U.S. Air Force can get a head start on a bachelor's degree at UMGC.
UMCP Army ROTC
Earn college credit and/or apply to the commissioning program through UMCP Army ROTC.
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
UMGC has teamed up with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Eisenhower.
Eligible students can earn an AA degree with a computer networking certificate granted through UMGC.
More Military Transfer Credit Opportunities
See how courses or programs from a variety of military institutions translate to UMGC course equivalencies or programs.
If you have graduated from the nonresident seminar or correspondence program of the Air War College, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Air and Space Strategic Studies.
If you have graduated from Command and General Staff Officer Course under the Common Core Curriculum of the Intermediate-Level Education, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Army Operations and National Security.
If your rank is Warrant Officer and your specialty is Operations Systems or Information System Management, you may be able to apply as many as 21 credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Management and Policy. If your specialty is Finance and Supply, you may be able to apply as many as 18 credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies.
If you are a non-commissioned officer, choose UMGC as your home college and receive credit through the College of the American Soldier based on the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System courses and other training you've completed. You may be able to apply your credits toward an Associate of Arts in General Studies with specialized curriculum in Business and Management or Management Studies. CAS is accepted and supported by ACE.
If you want to learn how you can earn 15 of the 64 credits you need for a Community College of the Air Force associate's degree at UMGC, explore our General Education Mobile program.
If you are an airman completing any Community College of the Air Force Associate of Applied Science degree, many of your credits will transfer to a bachelor's degree program at UMGC. Plus if your program is part of the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative, you can now link your degree to a UMGC bachelor's degree, maximize the number of credits you receive, and make a seamless transition to your bachelor's degree.
If you are a current or former Defense Acquisition University student, you can earn a wide range of bachelor’s degrees and undergraduate certificates at UMGC to help meet DAU workforce requirements. You can receive credit for study completed with DAU based on ACE recommendations.
The program includes UMGC's undergraduate certificates and the following bachelor's degrees:
- Business Administration
- Computer Science
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems Management
- Management Studies
If you have successfully completed DAU coursework, you may be eligible to transfer credit toward one of the following master’s programs:
DAU Course Mapping for Acquisition & Contract Management
UMGC will apply DAU courses to the MS in Management specialization in Acquisition and Supply Chain Management—totaling 3 courses (9 credits). All combinations possible under this agreement are listed below.
Take the following DAU course set to earn credit for ASCM 626:
- CON 100, CON 200, and CON 216
Take the following DAU course to earn credit for ASCM 627:
- CON 090
Take one of the following DAU courses/sets of courses to earn credit for ASCM 628:
- CON 170, CON 320, and CON 370
- CON 290
Take one of the following DAU courses to earn credit for ASCM 629:
- LOG 350
- LOG 465
Take the following DAU courses to earn credit for ASCM 630:
- ACQ 370
DAU Course Mapping for Management: Project Management
UMGC will apply DAU courses to the MS in Management specialization in Project Management—totaling 3 courses (9 credits). All combinations possible under this agreement are listed below. Take the following set of DAU courses to earn credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 634):
- PMT 355, EVM 202, and EVM 263
Take the following DAU course to earn credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 637):
- PMT 360
Take the following set of DAU courses to earn credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 641):
- CON 200 and CON 360
Take the following DAU course to earn credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 650):
- PMT 401
If you have graduated from the Public Affairs Officer Course at the Defense Information School, you may be eligible to transfer 3–9 graduate credits toward the following program:
If you've taken classes through Defense Threat Reduction University, you may be able to apply your credits to an undergraduate degree program at UMGC.
|DTRU Courses||Credits Applied|
|DTRA-001: Applied Radiological Response Techniques, Level 2||2|
|DTRA-002: Weapons of Mass Destruction Command, Control, and Communication-DL||2|
|DTRA-003: Weapons of Mass Destruction Command, Control, and Communication (WMDC3)2||2|
|DTRA-004: Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident Response Workshop||1|
|DTRA-006: Introduction to Radiological and Nuclear Incident Response||1|
|DTRA-007: Nuclear and Radiological Incident Management||2|
|DTRA-009: Commander and Staff Nuclear Accident Response Workshop||1|
|DTRA-0011: Nuclear Weapons Orientation Course||2|
|DTRA-0012: Nuclear Weapons Familiarization Seminar||1|
|DTRA-0013: Nuclear Policy||2|
If you have graduated from the Joint Forces Staff College, you may be eligible to transfer 9 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Joint Military Strategy.
Transfer Credit Mapping to Associate of Arts
|Occupation||Credits Applied||UMGC Associate of Arts Specialized Curriculum|
|Personnel and Administration||Up to 10||Business and Management|
|Up to 16||Management Studies|
|Infantry||Up to 16–19||Management Studies|
|Supply Administration and Operation||Up to 10–13||Business and Management|
|Up to 16–19||Management Studies|
|Financial Management||Up to 8–11||Accounting|
|Up to 10||Business and Management|
|Up to 16||Management Studies|
|Data Systems||Up to 16||Computer Studies|
|Legal Services||Up to 16||Legal Studies|
|Military Police and Corrections||Up to 16||Criminal Justice|
Transfer Credit Mapping to Bachelor's Degree
|Occupation||Credits Applied||UMGC Bachelor’s Degree|
|Personnel and Administration||Up to 20-29||Human Resource Management|
|Up to 20-29||Business Administration|
|Up to 20-29||Management Studies|
|Infantry||Up to 35-53||Management Studies|
|Marine Air Ground Task Force||Up to 17||Psychology|
|Supply Administration and Operation||Up to 28-38||Business Administration|
|Up to 28-38||Management Studies|
|Up to 28-38||Marketing|
|Financial Management||Up to 26-32||Accounting|
|Up to 26-46||Business Administration|
|Up to 26-46||Finance|
|Up to 26-47||Management Studies|
|Data Systems||Up to 37||Cybersecurity Management & Policy|
|Up to 37||Information Systems Management|
|Legal Services||Up to 27||Legal Studies|
|Military Police and Corrections||Up to 46-58||Criminal Justice|
If you have graduated from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College Distance Education Program 8900 series from the College of Distance Education and Training, you may be eligible to transfer 15 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Marine Corps Operations.
If you have graduated from National Defense University's College of Information and Cyberspace with a certificate, you may be eligible to transfer as many as 18 graduate credits toward a graduate degree in cybersecurity, project management, or information technology.
|NDU Certificate||Transfer Credits||UMGC Master's Program|
|Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate||18||Cybersecurity Management & Policy|
|Cyber Leadership (Cyber-L) Certificate||12||Cybersecurity Management & Policy|
|IT Program Management (ITPM) Certificate||12||Information Technology: Project Management|
|Cybersecurity (Cyber-S) Certificate||9||Information Technology: Information Assurance|
If you have graduated from the nonresident seminar program of the Naval War College, you may be eligible to transfer 18 graduate credits toward a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Naval Operations and National Security. If you are a graduate of the web-enabled distance learning program of the NWC, you may be eligible to receive 12 graduate credits toward the degree.