Military Degree Programs for Military Personnel & Veterans

At the University of Mount Olive, we recognize the unique nature of the military lifestyle. That’s why we are committed to fostering an academic environment that facilitates the easy transfer of course credits, provides flexible residency requirements, and credits learning from appropriate military training and experience for military students across North Carolina.

The University of Mount Olive’s exclusive degree program for military students and other related personnel offers a variety of accelerated day and night classes at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base for degree programs including Accounting, Business Management, History, Psychology and more.

Not stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base?  Military personnel will find our convenient programs and locations very accommodating to their busy lifestyles and work schedules. See our adult and online classes page for additional information.

All military students are required to meet the University of Mount Olive/SOC 25% residency requirements for degree completion:
  • Associates Degree - At least 18 semester hours in residence
  • Baccalaureate Degree - At least 32 semester hours in residence with at least 18 semester hours in the major at the 300-400 level

Military Friendly School

The University of Mount Olive is designated as a Military Friendly School, honoring the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.

 

Proud to Be a Servicemembers Opportunity College

The University of Mount Olive is proud to be designated as an institutional member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of over 1,800 colleges and universities providing voluntary post-secondary education to members of the military throughout the world.

SOC Representative Contact Information

  • Dr. Ellen Jordan, Institutional Representative, 919-658-7755
  • Mr. David Bourgeois, SOC Counselor, 919-658-7747

For more information regarding available aid programs, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Are you a veteran? Please visit UMO’s Veteran’s Affairs page for more information on veteran educational benefits at the University of Mount Olive.

Military Deployment Relocation

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.