Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security

National American University recognizes the many sacrifices, challenges, and demands placed upon service members and their families, including extended deployments, temporary duty assignments, and frequent permanent change of stations.

To better serve military students and their dependents, NAU maintains a full division dedicated to the service of active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. NAU is committed to assisting military students to achieve their educational goals by providing quality education and exceptional student support services focused on the specific needs of veterans, active military, dependents, and retirees.

The Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security (HPSSS) serves both military and civilian students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
NAU provides services specifically designed to meet military personnel and their dependents needs. Through National American University, the Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security:

  • offers over 10 degree programs and certificates online;

  • is authorized to receive tuition assistance payments through the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership MOU for all service branches;

  • participates in the VA education benefit programs;

  • is a Yellow Ribbon school;

  • supports the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program;

  • participates in the President’s Principles of Excellence Program;

  • supports the 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success;

  • follows the American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations to grant credit to students for learning acquired from approved organizations;

  • accepts JST, CCAF, CLEP, and DSST.