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Active Duty Benefits

Service Members Opportunity College (SOC)

MSU is a member of Service members Opportunity College Consortium, a group of college and universities dedicated to assisting active duty service members by providing educational opportunities to those who might not otherwise be able to attend college because of frequent relocations.

SOC functions in cooperation with fifteen higher education associations, the Department of Defense (DoD), and Active and Reserve Components of the Military Services to expand and improve voluntary post-secondary education opportunities for service members worldwide. Click here to see how Morehead State can assist you with starting your college degree TODAY! (Note: MSU’s school code is 001976).
 

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Morehead State is Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) affiliated. DANTES is a DoD organization created to help service members pursue their educational goals and earn degrees or certifications while continuing to serve their country. MSU delivers classes several ways: in a traditional classroom setting, at one of our five regional campuses in eastern Kentucky, or via the Internet anywhere in the world via DANTES

Online Degree Opportunities 

Have an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) or an Associate in Arts (AA) degree and want to complete a Bachelor's degree? Morehead State offers many online completer degree programs, allowing you to continue to fulfill professional and family commitments. More information on these degrees is available by clicking here. Areas of study include:

• Accounting
• Bachelor of Science- Leadership in Medical Imaging
• Bachelor of University Studies- General Studies
• General Business
• Professional Studies
• RN- BSN Program
• Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship
• Technology Management 

Seeking a graduate degree, graduate certificate or beginning your education? See all the online degree programs offered by MSU by clicking here.

 Tuition Assistance 

The Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) program pays the cost of tuition and some additional fees. Virtually all active duty military service members are eligible for FTA, however, each service branch determines its criteria for eligibility. Federal Tuition Assistance covers up to 100% Tuition and Fees, not to exceed $250.00 per semester credit hour or $4500.00 per fiscal year. Additionally, the Navy has a 16 credit hour annual limit.

Federal Tuition Assistance Application Procedures for Military Services:

Deployments and Extended Absences Due to Military Service  

In continuing efforts to reaffirm our status as a military-friendly institution, Morehead State University permits special accommodations to students who are disenrolled from the university for an extended absence, or decline an offer of admission, due to military service. If you are deployed or have military orders that take you away from your classes for an extended period of time, you will not incur an academic penalty per the University’s policy on deployments.  

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