Marine corps education at thomas university
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Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Process
Marine Tuition Assistance (TA) is available for all active duty Marines. Each member receives $4500.00 per fiscal year (1 Oct-30 Sep). There is a cap of $250 per semester hour, $166.67 per quarter hour, and $16.67 per clock hour. Tuition assistance is also available to Reservists on continuous active duty, enlisted Reservists ordered to active duty 120 days, and to Reservist Officers ordered to active duty for two years or more.
All first-time Tuition Assistance Applicants are required to complete the online Higher Education Preparation (HEP) course prior to approval for tuition assistance.
- To access HEP, please visit: https://jkodirect.jten.mil
- Once complete, access your “myeducation” portal and submit your application https://myeducation.netc.navy.mil
Accelerate your degree: CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
To reduce the length of time and cost to complete a program of study, students may receive up to 30 combined hours of credit for approved courses towards a Bachelor’s degree or 15 hours towards an Associate of Arts degree through any of the following: CSC 120 Computer Applications Examination, institutional-departmental examinations, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject examinations, the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DSST/DANTES), or the Advanced Placement (AP) program. No grades are recorded for credit by examination.
Getting Started at Thomas University
- Apply for admission to Thomas University
- Schedule a meeting with your advisor to select your courses
- Submit your transcripts for transfer review
Request your Joint Service Transcript
Thomas University will accept 64 credit hours of ACE approved military training. You can order your transcripts by accessing the following link https://jst.doded.mil/.
Official Transcripts can be sent to:
Thomas University1501 Millpond Road
Thomasville, GA 31792
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