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University Corner: American Public University System

Military Advanced Education
MAE 2010 Volume: 5 Issue: 9 (November)

AMU was founded in 1991 by a former Marine officer who had a vision to provide a quality education that would be professionally relevant, portable, flexible and affordable. Our success is based on a clear focus on developing programs that are distinct and related to a service member’s career, and hiring customer-oriented faculty and staff who understand a military member’s lifestyle. Today, we offer 79 degree programs to over 50,000 students serving on active duty. We continue to grow because our institutional culture of serving this constituency has not changed over the past 19 years.

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About American Public University System

American Public University System, recipient of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and five-time recipient of the OLC Effective Practice Award, offers more than 200 online degree and certificate programs through American Military University and American Public University. More than 70,000 alumni worldwide have benefited from APUS's relevant curriculum, affordability, and flexibility in pursuing and earning degrees in such areas as business, information technology, and security and global studies. For further information, visit