ACE's Military Guide presents credit recommendations and detailed summaries for formal courses and occupations offered by all branches of the military. These credit recommendations appear on the service member’s Joint Services Transcript (JST).
All recommendations are based on ACE reviews conducted by college and university faculty members who are actively teaching in the areas they review. The team assesses and validates whether the courses or occupations have the appropriate content, scope, and rigor for college credit recommendations.
The Military Guide includes all evaluated courses and occupations from 1954 to the present. New courses and occupations are continually being evaluated by ACE, and these entries are added on a daily basis. ACE only reviews courses and occupations selected by the military services.
Use of Data
This work and the data within it were entirely funded by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) under Contract N00189-15-C-Z075. The contractor, American Council on Education (ACE), has granted to the Government and others acting on its behalf, as applicable under the contract, ownership or a paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable worldwide license in this and other contract deliverables and data, to, among other things, reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies to the public, perform publicly and display publicly, works generated in performance of the contract.
General public use of this material is authorized only when maintaining the appropriate integrity and quality assurance of the data and publications; and only for the purpose of providing resources and information to service members, veterans, and academic program users; and only without charge; and only when prominently informing users of where to obtain free public access to the data or sources used.
ACE works closely with a variety of stakeholders who use the Military Guide to enhance the utility of the data. Here are some examples of recent changes.