Armed Service Credit

Mayville State University is a current member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) and provides flexible policies that allow mobile service members and their families to complete degrees rather than just accumulate course credit.

Service personnel currently on active duty who have acquired certain educational experiences, or have attended service schools, or have passed college Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DSST) tests can have these evaluated for transfer credit. Mayville State University will accept 30 semester credits of the following towards a bachelor’s degree:

  1. Military service courses are given credit as recommended in the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services published by the American Council on Education (ACE).
  2. AP, CLEP, and DSST subject standardized tests are accepted in some areas. For more information about these programs access this Web site: