Earning Your Degree After Serving in the Military

Earn your Bachelors Degree from a Military Friendly School

Earning Your Degree After Serving in the MilitaryWhen military service ends, a new world of opportunities awaits those looking to earn or complete their bachelor’s degree after serving in the military. Marist College, a military friendly school, is proud to offer a host of programs designed to help you in earning your bachelor’s degree after serving in the military. From 100% online classes to our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program, there’s a reason Marist College has been named a “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs magazine since the inception of the list. 

First and foremost, it’s important that those who have served in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard be given access to a world class education, which is exactly what Marist College offers students earning their bachelor’s degree after serving in the military. Located just 90 miles north of New York City, our faculty and staff are largely comprised of industry and market leaders who cut their teeth in the meat grinder that is NYC. This also gives Marist College a nice selection of alumnus in the tri-state area that can help form a valuable network of professional contacts. 

Earning an Online Degree From a Military Friendly School

The transition from military life to civilian life can often be jarring after serving in the military, which makes Marist College’s military friendly online offerings all the more important.

Marist College’s online offerings give military members the ability to complete their degree in a flexible manner that can be tailored towards their schedules. With a BA/BS in Professional Studies that was ranked 17th nationally by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Education Programs”, you’ll get the full benefit of a quality program that can be tailored to your needs and schedule. You can also choose an accelerated schedule, which allows you to decrease the amount of time it takes to earn your degree. Marist offers 100% online options, as well as on-ground classes, and a hybrid option that incorporates online and on-ground courses. All online students get the same educational experience as their on-campus peers.

As stated above, Marist College is proud to be a member of the Yellow Ribbon Program and be a military friend school. We also offer financial incentives such as a 25% tuition discount for Active Duty personnel, their spouse, and adult dependents. We also offer additional military friendly options, such as financial resources to help fund your education. These include the Marist Military Discount, Montgomery GI Bill, Post-9/11 GI Bill, Military Tuition Assistance, New York State Veteran Tuition Award, and ROTC.

Lastly, the Marist College Student Veteran Organization offers a professional and social network of your service member and veteran peers looking to help those who have earned their degrees after serving in the military. This organization can provide the assistance you need when it comes to helping you decide the best course for your education and career.


Written by Laura Zurowski

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