Military & Veterans

Military-Friendly Online College Degrees

Earn your degree while serving your country at the same time. 

Franklin University is honored to help military service members across the United States and around the world pursue higher education without additional sacrifice.

At Franklin, you can earn a flexible, affordable college degree. And thanks to scholarships and transfer credits for military training, we’ll also help you reduce the cost of your education. Start earning a flexible, affordable college degree. Learn more about our admission process now. 

Office of Military & Veterans Affairs (OMVA)

Credit for Military Training

Receive transfer credit for your military service.

Military Focused

Enjoy dedicated support from our military-only assistance team.

Military Minded

Earn your degree from an adult-focused university committed to serving military service members.

100% Online Classes

Earn your degree around your schedule.

Active Duty

As an active duty service member, you can count on Franklin University to provide the convenience, flexibility and support to help you balance coursework with your military and personal responsibilities, while you maintain full-time military employment. 


Franklin University helps veterans transition to civilian life. You can depend on us to help you translate your military training into course credit, provide academic advising and maximize your VA benefits.

Spouses & Family

Spouses and dependents of active duty service members are eligible for tuition discounts, in appreciation for your service as well.

Transfer Military Training Credit

Get college credit for your military service. At Franklin, we provide a seamless transfer credit process and award the maximum number of money- and time-saving transfer credits for your experience and training.

Built to Serve Military and Veterans

Choose a university dedicated to students, not shareholders. From adult-focused services, to in-demand programs and free support resources, we provide a learning experience that’s all about you.

Dedicated Military Advisors

Utilize the expertise of our Office of Military & Veteran Affairs – centralized advisors in-tune with your needs.



Career-Focused Programs

Take advantage of a wide variety of degree programs – including business, technology and cybersecurity – that lead to in-demand civilian jobs. On-site and online course options help you tailor your education with your lifestyle and your learning style.

Priority Registration

Maximize your VA benefits with early access to course selections. Priority registration guarantees that you get the classes you need in the format you want. 

Military Student Lounge

Connect with other military and veteran students and enjoy increased interaction with our dedicated Office of Military & Veteran Affairs (OMVA) team in the Military Student Lounge, just one piece of the community in place to support you as you pursue your education. 

Hear What Our Military Veteran Students & Faculty Are Saying

Rob Wood, Ed.D.
U.S. Navy Veteran + Faculty

"As a Navy Submarine Veteran, I know from firsthand experience what it means to achieve and maintain mission readiness. I also know that the veteran/military students that take one of my classes will always be 'mission-ready', because they receive support and advice from a team of experts well versed in veterans’ unique needs."

Jerome Council, MBA
U.S. Navy Veteran + Adjunct Faculty

"I remember using the GI Bill while an undergraduate attending College back in the 80’s and its importance to my dreams. Now semi-retired and living my dreams here in Central Ohio...I am very appreciative of all that has happened from the benefits of the investment of a higher education."

Charles Saunders, Ph.D., CFE, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CPA (OH inactive)
U.S. Air Force Veteran + Program Chair, Forensic Accounting & Business Forensics

"We know and understand veterans! Through our adult-oriented, practitioner-taught, real-world programs in accounting and business, we at Franklin are ideally positioned to help build on their teamwork, experience and maturity--qualities that are in demand in today's business world."

Garry McDaniel, Ed.D.
U.S. Air Force Veteran + Program Chair, Human Resources Management

"Veterans provide an invaluable service to our nation and Franklin University seeks to provide the best support and education possible to ensure their skills and knowledge are at the highest level."

Ray Forbes, Ph.D.
U.S. Navy Veteran + Program Chair, M.S. in Business Psychology

"As a current faculty member and retired veteran myself, I can personally attest that Franklin offers a veteran-friendly educational environment geared for the experienced adult. And, Franklin’s many degree options provide a great next career step."

Roger Kisiel, MSA
U.S. Navy Veteran, Aviator, Test Pilot + Adjunct Faculty

"We served, you served; let us help you define and achieve your career and life goals."

MBA Student, U.S. Army Veteran + Alumni Military Scholarship Winner

“This scholarship will enable me to finish my MBA, which I plan to use to launch a nonprofit organization that assists veterans with housing and employment.”

B.S. Accounting + Business Administration Student + U.S. Army Veteran

"Being out of school for so long, Franklin has many options to help me integrate back into the process smoothly, alleviating the stress of being a new student again after so many years."

Jeremy, MBA '11
Ohio National Guard Veteran

"I chose the MBA at Franklin for a number of reasons, but one area that stood out was the support team available to me and the assistance and flexibility they provided. As a full-time Army Guard member I could be called for an emergency at a moment's notice, and I was confident Franklin would work with me as to not disrupt or set back my education."

Doctor of Healthcare Administration Student, U.S. Air Force Veteran + Alumni Military Scholarship Winner

“I’m proud to represent the military as a recipient of this scholarship and with the money, I’m earning an education to better the community.”

Matt, B.S. '16 + MBA '18
U.S. Army Veteran

"I started my degree online at Franklin while I was still enlisted. Franklin accepted my previously earned credit and made the transfer process easy."

Rafael, B.S. Business Administration '18
U.S. Army Veteran

"My advisor has been excellent from day one. She has truly guided me through this journey. She showed a different way to approach getting my degrees in business and worked well with my VA vocational rehab advisor."

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