The Office of Graduate Military Programs assists military servicemembers in obtaining advanced civilian educational degrees. As the liaison between the University of Kansas and the Department of Defense (DOD), the GMP office coordinates with the U.S. Armed Forces’ academic institutions and combatant commands to develop specialized academic programs that meet military requirements.


MA programs for Foreign Area Officers
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
​    Western European Studies
East Asian Studies
Latin America and Caribbean Studies
Middle East and North African Studies
Global and Internal Studies
    African and African-American Studies
Civilian MBA program (Navy)
MA Interagency Studies
MSB Supply Chain Management & Logistics
MA/PhD Military History
MPA/PhD Public Affairs and Administration
MBA Petroleum Management (Navy)
MA/PhD Political Science

Wounded Warrior Scholarship

KU is proud to offer a Wounded Warrior Scholarship for disabled veterans. $10,000 scholarships are available to military veterans with a VA disability rating, or to the spouse, primary caregiver, or child of a veteran with a VA disability rating. Learn more...

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Donate to the Wounded Warrior Scholarship 

KU Endowment and KU's Office of Graduate Military Programs have established a Wounded Warrior Scholarship Fund to support wounded student veterans, their primary caregivers, and dependents. These scholarships help pay tuition and living expenses. KU is proud to make a difference in the lives of these veterans and their families. To make a donation during this holiday season, please contact Jerome Davies, 785-832-7460 or, or visit

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