Military Partnerships & Benefits
Field Artillery for 13 MOS
Upper Iowa University partnership with Field Artillery specifically for all 13MOS series soldiers. The CEDP program is an Army initiative which identifies degree paths which align with Army training outcomes to help promote and develop exceptional leaders within the Army and across the globe. The Field Artillery identified Upper Iowa University’s Associates in Arts in Liberal Art and Bachelor of Science in Information Systems as degrees to align with the 13MOS series. Upper Iowa University will coordinate with your military obligations to fit a quality higher education into your busy life.
Air Defense Artillery for 140A MOS & 14H MOS
Upper Iowa University partnership with the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery (ADA) specifically for U.S. Army Command and Control Systems Technicians (MOS 140A) and Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operators (MOS 14H). The MOA between UIU and ADA was signed in October 2018. This collaboration is part of the Army’s Continuing Education Degree Program (CEDP) Leadership Initiative. The CEDP program is an Army initiative which identifies degree paths which align with Army training outcomes to help promote and develop exceptional leaders within the Army and across the globe. At the ADA’s request, the agreement is for online classes in information technology.
Benefits of the Partnership
- You can transfer a combination of military training/education, and college credits for a maximum of 90 credits towards a Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 30 credits MUST be completed at UIU either online or at a location.
- We match your Tuitions Assistance (TA) rate and we accept the Montgomery GI Bill®, all Veteran Chapters, FAFSA, and we are committed to helping you attain your degree.
- CLEP, DSST, DLPT, and Excelsior credits are accepted please see articulation agreements. (link to that page)
- No Entrance exams required for military Servicemembers. See Admission section for other requirements
- Six convenient start date throughout the year with 8-week classes and an accelerated 6-week summer session.
- You take classes based on what best fits YOUR schedule: classes can be taken online, at a regional education center, through distance learning and interchanged as necessary.
- You can take an average of 2 courses to keep you on schedule and get you to graduation sooner.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site.
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