Being a military member or a military family member is demanding. Continuing your education shouldn't be. With a variety of in-demand, online/hybrid/evening programs at Whiteman, UCM makes it easy to get the high-quality education you need. UCM also provides industry recognized certifications for eligible military spouses through the MyCAA program. Stop by the UCM-Whiteman site office today!
UCM offers great benefits for military members and their families. Our campus has been recognized for its military friendly approach to education. Some of the unique benefits we offer our military students include:
Active Military Tuition Rate
Students who are currently serving in the active duty, reserves, or national guard are eligible for this tuition reduction for undergraduate courses that are F2F, online, hybrid, or courses at the Summit Center to $250 a credit hour. Students must provide proof of military status (orders, LES, or provide Military ID in person) and must completed the required form each semester. In addition, students using TA or VA benefits must complete the certification form each semester.
Military Tuition Package
The Military Tuition Package (MTP), applies to those who are using military Tuition Assistance or the GI Bill® to fund their education and /or their dependents. Savings range from $184.00 to $800.00 depending on the number of courses and credit hours taken.
Military Tuition Package Extension (MTPE)
The MTPE applies to Veterans who have exhausted their VA benefits and will continue to use the Military Tuition Package. Students must be in good standing and remain continuously enrolled with the University to receive the extension.
Military Out-of-State Rate Waiver
The following students are eligible for this waiver:
The out of state waiver form and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Military and Veteran Success Center to be applied to student account. This will only need to be filled out one time.
Students that are active duty, reserve, guard, veterans, and dependents can enroll early for courses each semester. To have this applied please contact the Military and Veteran Success Center.
Enhance your leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills and learn from highly qualified and dedicated professionals with real-world experience in industrial management. This master’s degree program features a comprehensive curriculum focused on technology management, organizational effectiveness, quality systems, research, and scholarly work. See complete program of study for details.
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Through technology upgrades, UCM is offering programming via Zoom eliminating the requirement to commute to main campus for day and early evening courses. Offering distance learning through zoom, allows for military members and their family to complete programs that are traditionally offered during the day. Eliminating the drive to campus reduces the amount of time away from the job and also provides the the flexibility for military members to pursue the more traditional daytime programs.
Project Management: This course is designed to provide students with applied knowledge in project management organizational contexts, project selection, portfolio management, project leadership, scope management, team building, conflict management, risk management, scheduling, networking, resource management, project evaluation, project control, and project termination. An additional fee is associated with this course.
Organizational Dynamics: Various types and styles of supervisory leadership in the industrial setting. Emphasis is placed on human relations aspects of leadership in the line and staff organizational structure. This course is co-listed with INDM 4260. An additional fee is associated with this course.
Production and Operation Management: Production/operations concepts with emphasis upon systems, systems design and analysis, strategies, productivity, planning, forecasting, deterministic and stochastic inventory control, MRP scheduling, and project planning. An additional fee is associated with this course.
UCM is recognized as a MyCAA sponsor providing industry recognized certifications and certificates in the areas of healthcare, technology, business, and manufacturing to support the mobility of the military family. These certifications provide military spouses with flexible instruction through open enrollments and self-paced online course instruction. The certifications provided allow military spouses to obtain national certifications or credentials allowing them to be competitive in the global job market.