Active Duty

Earn an Online, Military-Friendly Degree

Thank you for your continued service in the U.S. military. We appreciate your service and your dedication. For more than 115 years, Franklin has been dedicated to serving the educational needs of adults so we understand what it takes to help you succeed, as you balance earning your degree with other commitments - including full-time military service. 

Let us serve you with the help of our dedicated team of military and veteran advisors. Count on us to provide guidance and support throughout your educational journey. From transferring military credit toward your degree to helping you create a path to graduation, your success is our goal. 

Office of Military & Veterans Affairs (OMVA)

Military Focused

Enjoy dedicated support from our military-only assistance team.

100% Online Classes

Earn your degree around your schedule.

Credit for Military Training

Receive transfer credit for your military service.

In This Section

Air Force

Continue your Air Force service and earn your college degree at the same time by enrolling in an online degree program from a military-friendly college.

Learn More


Continue your Army service while you earn a flexible, affordable college degree at an military-friendly, online college that values the sacrifices soldiers make for our country.

Learn More

Coast Guard

Guardsman, stay engaged in your military service while earning a college degree online at Franklin University, a top-rated school for military students

Learn More


You don’t need to choose between your Marine service and your education. Online degree programs are just one reason we’re continually ranked among the most military-friendly colleges.

Learn More


Navy service members can balance military service and coursework with the help of a military-friendly college that values you.

Learn More

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

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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.”

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."

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.”

Request Free Information!

Want to learn more about Franklin University and your military benefits? Complete the simple form - it just takes a minute!

  • Invest in yourself by finishing your degree.

  • Take advantage of flexible courses that fit your busy schedule.

  • Finish faster. Save more. Franklin fits your life.

  • Get expert support in navigating your military benefits. 

Request Information

In submitting my contact information, I understand that I will receive phone calls, text messages and email about attending Franklin University. I may opt out of these communications at any time.

Your privacy is important to us. Privacy Policy

Related Pages

Back to College Blog