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US Marine Corps Partner Program

military-friendly-schoolNew England College is proud to expand on its 70-year history of offering educational opportunities to the men and women who serve our country with honor and distinction. Through partnerships with the United States Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) and the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) the following degree programs are available:

CDET Partner Program

  • MBA in Strategic Leadership
  • MA in International Relations

MARSOC Partner Program

  • BA in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • MA  in International Relations
  • BA in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • MA in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Military Benefits

yellow-ribbon-memberNew England College is a recognized military-friendly institution. Here’s a summary of some of the relevant military benefits that may help provide assistance with your education at NEC:

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (Chapter 30)
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)
  • Military Tuition Assistance Top Up
  • Marine Corp Tuition Assistance

More About Military Benefits

New England College Delivers Value

Online convenience

All courses are delivered online. Advance your education no matter where you are serving your country.

Low cost per credit

Under a special arrangement with the US Marine Corps, NEC offers a highly competitive cost of $250 per credit. This cost is covered under most of the military education benefits offered by the federal government to the Marines.

Earn your degree faster

Based on your experience and training, fewer credits may be required for completion of an NEC degree program. Fewer credits needed means you’ll earn your degree faster and save money – fewer credits also means lower cost of completion.


New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Expert support

Founded in 1946, New England College’s first students were WWII veterans taking advantage of the newly enacted GI Bill. We have always welcomed and supported active duty military, veterans, and their families. NEC’s Office for Military Veterans offers a range of support services, and the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon college with multiple military-friendly recognitions.


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