Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC)

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Program at a Glance

  • The transfer of a CCAF associate’s degree could provide up to half the credits needed to obtain a bachelor's degree.
  • AU-ABC courses are taught 100% online.
  • Courses are taught in 10-week terms, and you can choose from multiple start dates.
100% Online
10-Week Terms
55% for Active Duty
38% for Veterans

AU-ABC Program Overview

AU-ABC logoPurdue Global partners with Air University to help airmen and guardians continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree. The Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) Program was launched by the Air University to help graduates of the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) associate's degree program apply their existing credits toward a bachelor's degree program.

Explore AU-ABC Online Degree Programs

The following Purdue Global online bachelor’s degrees are a part of the AU-ABC program. For more information about upcoming start dates, estimated cost, and course lengths, select any approved program below.

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Military Tuition Reduction: Military tuition rates cannot be combined with other Purdue Global tuition reductions or ExcelTrack® pricing. Per-credit tuition reductions are based on standard tuition rate of $371.00.

Military Credit Awards: Purdue Global does not guarantee the transferability of credit from any of these sources. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy. Credit awards have service-level requirements. Exact transfer amount may vary depending on completed military courses and occupations as listed on your CCAF and official Joint Service Transcript(s). Applicable state-specific program requirements, as listed in the University Catalog, may reduce the available transfer credits. All credits must be validated on official transcript(s) to be eligible for transfer.