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United States Coast Guard

TROY Welcomes Students from the U.S. Coast Guard

 No matter what your rate or officer occupation, Troy University is pleased to offer a broad range of undergraduate programs via in-class, online or blended formats that can be valuable to members of the Coast Guard seeking to advance their career within the Coast Guard Coast Guard or to help prepare them for careers following their service to our nation.   In each of the undergraduate degree options available at TROY, there is scope for the award of transferable college credit based on an evaluation of the member’s rating, the Joint Services Transcript (JST) and the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE).    The ACE recommended credits, combined with results of CLEP and / or DANTES exams taken,  can significantly shorten the time frame for reaching degree completion. 

At the undergraduate level, options include but are not limited to criminal justice, applied computer science, business and psychology.   At the graduate level, The University also offers a range of graduate degree programs in class or 100% online which include Biological and Environmental Science, Human Resource Management and Public Administration which could be of particular interest to members of the Coast Guard who continue to serve.

A full listing of TROY degree options can be found at 

Academic Programs


Currently serving members of the Coast Guard, their spouses and dependents are eligible for the Troy Military and Family Scholarship that caps the cost of tuition at $250.00 per credit hour at undergraduate and graduate levels.   

Military and Family Scholarship 

To investigate how TROY can help you reach your academic goals or to learn more about applying and enrolling at Troy University,  please complete your Student Profile and a member of our Admissions Team will reach out to you to help you move forward with your plans.   

For additional information concerning higher education options for members of the US Coast Guard, click here.

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