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Military Benefits

Interested In Using Your Military Education Benefits While Attending Manna U?

We are honored to serve military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. Select an option below to see helpful tips for using your education benefits.

Manna University’s support for veterans is some of the best work we do as a community, and we are proud to be a voluntary participant in the Principles of Excellence program. Follow the link below to learn how our institution meets these guidelines.

Military Veterans

It’s Easy As 1, 2, 3…4!

Here at Manna University, we understand that the world of VA Education Benefits can be confusing; for that, we have some simple steps to help you in receiving your benefits:

Step 1

Apply for admission to Manna U. If you have any questions regarding the requirements, please see the Director of Enrollment.

Step 2

Apply online with the VA via their eBenefits link. ALL required documents are linked for timely processing. It’s HIGHLY recommended to complete the applications online through the VA.

Step 3

Once you’ve received your Certificate of Eligibility, submit it to Andre Spell, Manna U’s Director of Veteran Services.

Step 4

Contact your Academic Advisor for course registration and advice. If you do not know how to contact your Academic Advisor, please contact the Office of the Academic Dean.

If you get stuck, need an FM, TM or simply just have questions, please feel free to call 910-221-2224 and ask to speak to the Director of Veteran’s Services for assistance.

You can also contact the VA directly through their Contact Us link, or call the VA at 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

Active Duty Service Members

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is a Department of Defense (DoD) program. TA rules vary by branch of service and can even vary between components within the branches depending on whether the service member is Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard.

For more specific information please contact your education office or student center on your assigned installation.

Manna University TA Certification Deadline: Manna University will not certify courses for Tuition Assistance within one week of the start of a student’s term.

Policy on Students on Military Service and Readmission of Service Members: please click the button below to view the policy statement.

Special Graduate Tuition rate

Active Duty service members and DoD employees who are eligible to receive Military Tuition Assistance (TA), and who are accepted into a Manna University graduate degree program (Graduate Certificates and Master’s degrees) will receive a discounted tuition rate of $240/per credit hour in place of the normal rate of $310. This reduced rate applies only to tuition and is only available to those who qualify for Military Tuition Assistance.

Military Spouses & Dependants

My Career Advancement Account (myCAA) Scholarship

Manna University is a MyCAA approved participating institution.

The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 in financial assistance to eligible military spouses for the pursuit or maintenance (including continuing education courses) of a license, certification, or associate’s degree necessary to gain employment in an occupation or career field.

At Manna University, this program applies to any of our Associate of Arts degrees. 

Contact our Veteran Services Department to get started!

Helpful Information For Military Spouses & Dependants

Information on the education benefits available to Spouses and Dependents of Servicemembers, including survivorship benefits, is available on this web page:

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding benefits available to Spouses and Dependents, please contact Andre Spell, Manna U’s Director of Veteran Services.

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