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Benefits for Military Students

We offer opportunities for military students to start or finish their path to a degree!

Call us at 1-800-318-1876 (toll-free) or 210-757-0202 to get started.


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Please note: We won’t share your info with third parties.

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Affordable Education

  • FREE textbooks for all active-duty members (including National Guard or Reservists using Tuition Assistance)
  • No proctored exams
  • Tuition "at cap"
  • No academic fees
  • No application fee for undergraduates
  • Department of Veterans Affairs to help you maximize your benefits
  • Special tuition rates for veterans and active-duty dependents

Convenient Locations and Class Times

  • Convenient locations in San Antonio and a location in Corpus Christi
  • Online, classroom, or blended classes
  • Evenings, days, or Saturday class times

Accelerated Learning

  • Accelerated 8-week terms (6 terms per year)
  • We schedule the courses you need to graduate on time

UIW Adult Education Schools: 

  • School of Applied Sciences is a school for adult students seeking a degree in health sciences, nursing, education, or psychology. Classes are offered online or in the classroom in accelerated 8-week terms.
  • School of Professional Studies offers business and related degrees for adult students seeking a promotion or career change. Classes are offered in the classroom, online and in blended formats in accelerated 8-week terms.


Choose Your Degree

Undergraduate Degrees:

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Arts in Administration
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Elementary School Teaching Certification
Available in-class

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Development
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Concentrations available:

  1. Accounting
    Available online and in-class
  2. Finance
    Available in-class
  3. General Business
    Available online and in-class
  4. Information Systems
    Available online and in-class
  5. Marketing
    Available online
  6. Social Marketing
    Available online
  7. Management
    Available online and in-class
  8. Project Management
    Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Concentrations available:

  1. General Studies (Military Training)
    Available online
  2. Nutrition
    Available online
  3. Administration (Provides option to sit for the following certifications: Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician, Certified Billing & Coding Specialist, Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist, & Certified Medical Administrative Assistant)
    Available online

Bachelor of Science in Leadership Studies
Available online and in-class

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Available online

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Available online and in-class


Graduate Degrees:

Master of Arts in Administration (MAA)
Concentrations available:

  1. Applied Administration
    Available online and in-class
  2. Communication Arts
    Available online
  3. Healthcare Administratio
    Available online
  4. Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    Available online
  5. Organizational Development
    Available online and in-class

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership
Available online
Master of Business Administration (Professional MBA)
Available online and in-class
Master of Science in Organizational Development & Leadership
Available online and in-class


List of Personal Development courses


Admissions Checklist

1. Submit an application
Application deadline is the Sunday one week prior to the term start date.

2. Request your official transcripts from all previous universities and colleges attended after you've submitted an application

Send to: University of the Incarnate Word
Extended Academic Programs
4301 Broadway CPO #294
San Antonio, TX 78209
Universities and colleges may send electronic transcripts to eapapply@uiwtx.edu

3. Fill out FAFSA

4. Consult with an academic advisor

5. Register for classes

6. Attend orientation in-person or online

7. Start classes!


Info Session Webinars

Watch an on-demand Information Session webinar

Learn about our benefits, degree programs, admissions process and more.

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Apply and Register

SPS & SAS Spring I terms start January 6
Application deadline: Dec. 31

Email us to get started or apply today!

Registration is now available

Military Friendly

University of the Incarnate Word is proud to be a 2016 "Military Friendly" University and Best for Vets. No proctored exams and full credit for military service.

View our awards

Info Session Webinars

Watch on-demand Info Session webinars

Learn about our military benefits, degree programs, admissions and more.

View available webinars