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Can You Get a Good Job with Just an Associate Degree?

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Frankly, the answer is yes.

If you’ve been on the fence trying to decide whether or not you should go to college and get a degree, the following Business Insider article may help you decide. Author Jacquelyn Smith studied data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and categorized 26 high-paying jobs that require only an associate degree. Continue Reading

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The More You Know: Transitioning From Military Life

Kelly Ryan is American Military University’s Midwest Education Coordinator, which means she spends her days working with servicemembers and their families who are making the change from military to civilian life. For some, the transition can be discouraging as they’re faced with new decisions to make and new paths to follow.

As Kelly notes in this informative article for Military Spouse, many of those decisions involve education: where to go to school, what to study, how to sign up, and, of course, how to pay for it. Continue Reading

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Military History Brings Context to Conflict

By John E. Persinger
Alumnus of American Military University

The military theorist Carl von Clausewitz wrote in his book On War that war is continuation of politics by other means. For the military historian, this means that the issue is more complex than simply reviewing the armies in the field.

Analyzing battles and the armies that fight them are at the core of the study of military history, a discipline that teaches the skills of conducting research to support ideas, as well as the ability to apply neutral, critical thinking to analyze all points of view and influences for a given topic. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

Selecting a Major and Setting Education Goals

by Bradley Hood
Contributor, In Military Education

When you first apply for admission into a university, regardless of whether it is a physical or online school like AMU/APU, making the decision of a major can be tough – and without having a clear major, setting goals for a focused education plan and on time graduation is an even more arduous task than it has to be. Continue Reading

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98