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 military servicemembers, veterans, primary caregivers, and surviving spouses/children studying at KU. Continuing in the Fall semester of 2015, KU will offer scholarships up to $10,000, which are renewable for up to four years. Learn more...

KU Student Veterans Center

KU Veterans Service Center

The new KU Student Veterans Center (KU SVC) will be opening in early 2017. The new KU SVC will establish a “one-stop shop” for veteran services and addressing the three crucial phases of the student veteran’s university education: (1) transition from the military to the campus (first-year experience); (2) persistence to graduation; and (3) transition from the campus to the civilian workforce. This important center will be a valued addition to the support our Student Veterans currently receive at KU. For more information, or to see how you can help, see the KU Student Veteran Center.


Marine Corps 240th Birthday Commemoration November 10, 2015 Dole Institute of Politics 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the Public.

Veterans Day 5k Run "A Run to Remember" Sunday November 15, 2015 Memorial Stadium 09:00 a.m. Benefiting Wounded Warrior Scholarship and the KU Student Veterans of America Chapter. Register or Donate here

Salute to Service Football Game (KU vs West Virginia) November 21, 2015, Time: TBD. Honoring all active & veteran military personnel and first responders. $20 admission with promo code SALUTE  @ $5 from each ticket will be donated to the KU Wounded Warriors Scholarship Fund.

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