Have you completed basic training? What you’ve learned in the military is valuable and could be worth college credits. The more credits you transfer to Ashford, the more time and money you save.
You can transfer up to 90 approved credits, including military and prior learning credits, toward your Bachelor's degree. Talk with a Military Admissions Counselor about maximizing credits from your Joint Services Transcript (JST) and CCAF transcript. Ashford University will request all your prior college and military transcripts on your behalf. Understand more about earning college credit for your military training.
Transferring from Community College
Put your community college credits to work at Ashford! Service members and veterans can transfer up to 90 lower-division approved credits to Ashford, including Associate of Science credits, which means your hard work will not be wasted. An Associate of Arts degree may automatically fulfill general education requirements at Ashford. Lower-division work may be equivalent to Ashford's upper-division courses, so you won't have to repeat courses you have already taken.*
Ashford University has articulation agreements with more than 30 community colleges in eight states. Among these many community colleges, you can easily transfer to Ashford from:
If you don't see your community college listed above, ask your Military Admissions Counselor about transferring your community college credits to Ashford.
Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC)
AU-ABC is an agreement between Ashford University and the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) whereby students can obtain transfer credit from their prior learning to earn a bachelor’s degree from Ashford in less time. Click here for more information.
General Education Mobile (GEM)
The General Education Mobile program is designed to help US Air Force members fulfill their general education (GE) requirements in a mobile, non-traditional classroom format. Completing the GEM program is a key step toward earning your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree at CCAF. GEM can be completed with five online courses at Ashford University, and if you already have some college experience, the number of courses required may be reduced. Click here to learn more about the courses Ashford University offers to meet GEM requirements.
National Testing Programs
You can earn credit through various national testing programs such as: CLEP, DSST, Berlitz, etc. Use these credits to satisfy requirements in a Bachelor's degree program.
Ashford University recognizes your knowledge. Don’t let your experience go unused. Talk to your Military Admissions Counselor, and find out how many credits your past is worth.
The transferability of credits is subject to Ashford University transfer credit policies, and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward an Ashford University degree program.
* Lower division courses which are transferred for upper division Ashford courses do not count toward the 30 upper division credits required for graduation.
Please visit chooseashford.com for more information on transferring to the Ashford campus in Clinton, IA.