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AU-ABC Program

As an Airman, you've worked hard to earn your Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF). Build on your military college credit by completing your bachelor's degree with the Air Force University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC), online at Southern New Hampshire University.

SNHU is proud to be an approved AU-ABC university. As a proud supporter of the military since 1932, we appreciate the service and empathize with the unique needs of our Airmen.

Program Pathways

Southern New Hampshire University participates in the AU-ABC program for the following degrees:

  • Program pathways for Academic Year 2022-2023 are coming soon.

Don't see your degree pathway? We're in the process of adding several more. Check with ourAdmission Office for updates.

Why Earn Your Bachelor's Online at SNHU?

  • Affordable tuition. As a private, nonprofit institution, we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation. We also help you maximize your military benefits, which include tuition discounts of up to 30% for active-duty airmen and their spouses. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members also receive a 30% discount.
  • Convenience. Do your coursework wherever, whenever. Our flexible online structure is tailor-made for the needs of the military.
  • Credit transfer. Transfer your military education to college credits - up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree.
  • Dedicated support. Count on the ongoing support of a dedicated academic advisor with military experience, at your disposal whenever you need them and just a click away.
  • Online Support. As an SNHU online student, all the help you need is right at your fingertips. Tech support? Our Help Desk is available 24/7 via phone, online form or live chat. Research material? You'll have full online access to the Shapiro Library's extensive collection. Help with writing? Consult our Online Writing Center for everything from grammatical questions to tutoring. Accessibility issues? Active-duty military students who require special accommodations can turn to our Online Accessibility Center.
  • GEM courses. In addition to the AU-ABC program, SNHU is proud to offer the full suite of General Education Mobile (GEM) courses.

Complete the online application.
An SNHU admission team representative will contact you to walk you through the process. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. It's that easy.
Questions? Call 1-888-387-0861 or email

Tuition & Fees

As a private, nonprofit university, we’re committed to making college more accessible by making it more affordable. That’s why we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation.

We also offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.

Online Undergraduate Programs Per Course Per Credit Hour Annual Cost for 30 credits 
Degree/Certificates $990 $330 $9,900
Degree/Certificates (U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)* $693 $231 $6,930

Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually. *Note: students receiving this rate are not eligible for additional discounts.

Additional Costs No Application Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)

SNHU offers frequent term starts throughout the year for all undergraduate programs. Consult the latest academic calendar for details.

Concentrations & Curriculum

The BS in Criminal Justice can be pursued as a general studies track or as one of six focused areas of concentration. Learn more about our concentrations and curriculum.

Undergraduate Terms

Bachelor's and associate programs consist of six 8-week terms per year. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Undergraduate Terms
Term Term Begins Term Ends
May 2024 (May - June) May 06, 2024 June 30, 2024
July 2024 (July - Aug) July 01, 2024 August 25, 2024
September 2024 (Sep - Oct) September 02, 2024 October 27, 2024
October 2024 (Oct - Dec) October 28, 2024 December 22, 2024
January 2025 (Jan - Mar) January 06, 2025 March 02, 2025
March 2025 (Mar - Apr) March 03, 2025 April 27, 2025