You’ve been protecting our future. Let us help you plan for yours.

Earn the education to get ahead in your military career or to transition to a civilian field. Harvard Extension School welcomes active and retired military personnel, veterans, and their family members.

  • Take evening or online courses—no application required
  • Earn an associate, a bachelor’s, or a master’s degree part time
  • Use your benefits to pay for courses
  • Attend an accredited, Ivy League university

More than 650 courses in over 65 fields

Whether you come to the Harvard campus in the evening or need to study online, we have courses that cover a range of topics, including:

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Undergraduate and graduate degrees

photo of CommencementWith hard work and a few semesters spent on campus, you can earn a degree from Harvard. Prove you can succeed in three of the preadmission courses (listed on each program’s admission page) and then submit your application. That’s it, no standardized test scores required.


Graduate degrees in many areas, including:

See all of our programs.

Tuition and funding options

Tuition ranges from $995 to $1,950 for undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, and is listed with course descriptions.

Active duty members: first, speak with your tuition assistance administrator about the benefits you may be eligible for. Then submit your paperwork when you register for a course.

Veterans: see the information about Veterans Administration benefits.

Contact us if you still have questions by calling Student Financial Services at (617) 495-4293 or e-mail