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Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) Program

General Education Mobile

APU is proud to be a participating institution in the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) program. The GEM program is an initiative created by the Air Force to provide greater educational continuity and faster completion.  As an approved-GEM school, APU provides Air Force and Space Force students with general education courses needed to meet CCAF's degree requirements. The online courses listed below may be used to fulfill up to 15 credits of general education requirement for an Associate in Applied Science degree at the CCAF.


Approved GEM Courses

APU Removes Barriers

Our 100% classes feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Programs start every month, so you can begin on your schedule
24/7 access fully online allows you to learn anywhere and anytime
Mostly 8-week class formats means you can potentially reach your goals faster


The APU Military Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists.
$250 $250

APU's military grant covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250 per credit hour for all undergraduate and master's-level programs

$0 $0

For all undergraduate and master's-level courses for those eligible for the military grant

$0 $0
Application or Transfer Credit Fees
$0 $0
For active-duty military servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reserve personnel
The grant is applied automatically for those who are eligible.


We're Here to Help

Find Your Local Military Education Manager

If you cannot find a representative in your area please email or call


Mon - Fri:  8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET
Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET

Ready for Your Next Mission? 

Air Force and Space Force students wishing to take a few general education courses at APU, should select “Non-Degree Seeking Student” status when completing our admissions application. This allows you to register for any individual course as long as you meet the requirements for that course.

Steps to Get Started

Next Steps

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start November 1
Make sure to apply for Military Tuition Assistance 7 days prior to start date.
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