Active Duty and Retired Military Education Programs
Whether your intention is to translate your military training
and experience into a civilian job, or explore an entirely
new career path, William Howard Taft University offers a number
of program options delivered in a way that allows you to advance
your career goals even while in active military service.
participates in VA and TA education programs designed
specifically for active duty, reserve, veterans or spouse
In most cases your military benefits will cover 100% of
your tuition, fees and books. You could earn your degree
with no out of pocket expenses.
Active duty military (Marines, Navy, Air Force, National Guard
or Army Reserve) can use Military Tuition Assistance to pay for
Veterans have access to over $40,000 in education benefits, but
they won't be available forever. If a degree at Taft University
is a good fit for you, don't wait until it is too late, get
Some of the benefits of earning your degree at Taft University
Courses offered on a 24/7 basis.
Students have the opportunity to perform coursework from almost
anywhere in the world without having to set foot on a campus.
There are no set class times. Students work at their own pace
subject to limitations of the degree program.
Affordable tuition and reduced fees.
In most cases your entire costs may be covered through various
military benefit programs. Active and retired military pay
no application fees, no library fees, no trimester registration
fees, and no graduation fees.
- An Excellent fit for special needs. Taft University
online programs can be delivered "anytime, anywhere".
They are an excellent fit for students with restricted mobility,
disability, geographic limitations, and family responsibilities.
- Accommodating for special circumstances. Students
involuntarily activated for military service can continue
their studies even while on deployment, or may take a "leave
of absence" without penalty.
- Generous Transfer Credit. Taft University programs
allow for the maximum allowable amount of credit transfer and
credit for military training. There is no charge to active or
retired military for transcript evaluation. Taft University will
also consider credits earned from various approved exams (CLEP,
DSST, PEP, etc.) depending on the degree program.
- Practitioner Faculty. In most cases, faculty
members are also practitioners in the subject areas they teach,
bringing relevant and up-to-date knowledge and day-to-day experience
to the online learning process.
Veterans can discuss eligibility directly with a VA education
representative, using a toll free number 888-442-4551. They will
answer your questions and provide instructions on the application
You can visit the VA web address to either print off application
forms or apply online using VONAPP: http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
You can also review information on the GI Bill website: http://gibill.va.gov
Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) is paid to eligible members
of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Congress
has given each service the ability to pay up to 100% for the
tuition expenses of its members. Taft University qualifies for
the Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance (TA) program
and is listed in the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education
Support (DANTES) Catalog of Nationally & Regionally Accredited
Distance Learning Programs. Contact your base education office
or Education Services Officer (ESO) first for advice on program
Below are links from military.com website to an overview of
TA according to service:
MILITARY STUDENT FEE SCHEDULE
|Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee
|Portfolio Credit Evaluation Fee
|Registration Fee (Per Trimester)
|Graduation Check/Diploma Fee
|Computer Library Fee (Per Trimester)
|Transcript Fee (Two Provided at No
|Returned Check Fee
Taft University Awards Honorary Doctorate
Denise M. Bender awarded Honorary Doctorate for outstanding
social contributions and public service to victims of domestic
14th Annual Roger Duthoy Scholarship
The Boyer School of Education faculty will select one individual
to receive a full scholarship to William Howard Taft University’s
accredited Doctor of Education Program.
Graduate Recognition Event
The Taft University System hosted a Graduate Recognition
Event honoring Graduates from both Taft University and Taft
Taft University Reaccredited
On June 14th, 2013 the Accrediting Commission of the Distance
Education and Training Council granted reaccreditation to
the Taft University System until June, 2018.
Verizon Wireless IT Asset Manager Awarded Full Scholarship
Verizon Wireless’ Luke Marples has been awarded a full scholarship
by the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM)
to complete his Masters of Science in IT Asset Management
(MSITAM) at William Howard Taft University.
Ed.D. Student Receives National Award
Mr Brian Ingelson receives national award from the John Phillip
and Band World magazine.
Welcome Dr. Laura Pogue
William Howard Taft University is pleased to
announce the appointment of Dr. Laura Pogue as Dean of the
W. Edwards Deming School of Business.
Taft University is a DANTES (Defense
Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) affiliated
school. DANTES is a Department of Defense organization created
to help service members pursue educational goals through non-traditional
means during active military duty.
Taft University is a consortium member of Servicemembers
Opportunity Colleges (SOC). Created in 1972, SOC works to
expand and improve voluntary postsecondary education opportunities
for servicemembers worldwide.