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Programs and Partnerships

Liberty University has had the privilege of cultivating relationships with several military organizations in order to provide educational opportunities to service members and veterans. We are proud to offer programs relating to transfer credit that will allow you to accelerate your path to graduation, as well as others to provide the tools needed to succeed in your educational and career goals.

If you have questions about any of the programs we offer listed below, please contact us.

8 Keys to Veterans’ Success

Liberty University affirms support for the 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success, and is committed to supporting military service members, veterans, and their families. Learn more about the 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success.

American Council on Education (ACE)

The American Council on Education (ACE) reviews military occupations and training offered by all branches of the military to provide recommendations for granting college credit. Liberty University is proud to offer evaluations on military training and education based on these ACE recommendations. Please visit our Military Transfer Credit page for more information.

Air University Associate Baccalaureate Cooperative (AUABC)

The AU-ABC program is designed to transfer the credit hours from an associate’s degree from Air University toward the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree from Liberty University.

Chaplain Candidate Program

The Chaplain Candidate Program (CCP) program is designed to train candidates to become active duty, reserve, and national guard military Chaplains, providing seminary students with supervised on-the-job training to evaluate each candidate as a prospective Chaplain. Chaplain candidates in the Air Force, Army, and Navy go through branch-specific officer training, as well as attend Chaplain School in Fort Jackson, SC, during their summers while in the program. Visit our Chaplain Candidate Program webpage to learn more.

College of the American Soldier (CAS)

The College of the American Soldier provides non-commissioned officers in the U.S. Army with an accelerated path to completing a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Liberty University is proud to facilitate this program through our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program.

Department of Defense

Through the DoD Memorandum of Understanding, Liberty University has committed to meeting and exceeding the best practices established for military-friendly institutions. Read more about this commitment here.

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a program run by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support (DANTES), whose objective is to assist transitioning service members to become employed as teachers, assist American youth by providing good role models, and assist schools by providing teachers in critical subjects (math, science, special education, foreign language, and career-technical) for needy schools.

Visit the Troops to Teachers (TTT) National Office website for more information.

Counseling and Career Services

The TTT National Office is available to assist with counseling, information about state certification requirements and facilitating employment.

  • Counseling: TTT provides counseling and helps participants navigate state requirements for eligible members of the armed forces to become a teacher in an eligible or high need school.
  • Career: TTT facilitates employment by connecting qualified participants with schools that are hiring. They work with a variety of schools and will provide you information on which schools are hiring so you can choose where you will teach.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of a stipend and/or a bonus may be available to participants who meet certain education, military service and registration requirements.  The maximum amount of financial assistance provided to eligible TTT participants may not exceed $10,000.

  • Teaching Stipend: This payment is up to $5,000 to cover expenses incurred by the participant to obtain the required educational level, certification, or licensing.  The $5,000 stipend is not available to those who are eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.
  • Signing Bonus: A bonus is a payment of up to $10,000 for eligible participants as an incentive to teach in an eligible or high need school.

Who Qualifies?

Visit Troops to Teachers to apply and determine your eligibility for financial assistance and/or other support services in becoming a licensed teacher.

VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC)

Liberty University is proud to offer the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program on our campus. VetSuccess on Campus aims to help ease Veterans’ transition to student life and assist them with achieving their educational and career goals. Liberty has its own VetSuccess on Campus Counselor who is ready and willing to offer you one-on-one assistance for a variety of specialized needs.

Yellow Ribbon Program – Department of Veterans Affairs

Liberty University, in cooperation with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Administration, is proud to offer the Yellow Ribbon Program to students with 100% eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®. This program allows institutions of higher learning in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. Through the Yellow Ribbon Program at Liberty University, eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered.

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 at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.