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CCAF General Education Mobile (GEM) at Waldorf

Waldorf University is proud to participate in the Community College of the Air Force’s (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) program. As a GEM-approved school, Waldorf provides airmen with general education courses needed to meet CCAF AAS requirements.

GEM enables airmen to sign up for their general education requirements in a single block of courses from the same university, providing greater educational continuity and with eight week classes allows for faster completion of an airman's associate degree.

With the GEM program, students near the beginning of their education will enroll for general education classes as a single five-course sequence taken online. Credits will transfer and apply toward the CCAF degree.

Military and Veteran Supportive
Airmen can complete classes from anywhere in the world at a time that works best with their schedules. Courses start almost every month and Waldorf offers a number of benefits including providing textbooks.

In addition, Waldorf follows the American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines in awarding transfer credits for previous college classes, work and even military experience should you decide to go beyond an AAS degree.

Waldorf University is a signatory of the Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding for Post-Secondary Educational Institutions (DoD MOU) and complies with all requirements of the President's Executive Order "Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Spouses and Other Family Members"

Waldorf also caps our undergraduate and graduate tuition rates at $250/credit hour for those utilizing military Tuition Assistance (TA).

GEM General Education Courses
Waldorf offers a diverse selection of online general education courses that are pre-approved by the CCAF.

The online courses listed below may be used to satisfy up to 15 credits of general education requirement for an Associate in Applied Science degree at the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) through the Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) Program. Students must complete one course from at least one of the general education areas, depending on the requirements remaining to complete their Community College of the Air Force degree.

GEM General Education Courses
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Speech
SPC 1010 Speech Communications 3
English
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
Math
MTH 1010 General Education Mathematics for Online Students 3
Social Sciences
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 2010 Survey of Global Societies and Cultural Geography 3
Humanities  
REL 2350 Philosophies of World Religions 3
REL 2050 Contemporary Ethical Issues 3
HUM 1020 Critical Thinking 3

How to Apply
Members of the Air Force applying to Waldorf as part of the GEM Program can call online admissions at 877.267.2157 or email wal-onlineadmissions@waldorf.edu to speak with an online admissions counselor directly. You can also start by completing our online application.

GEM program applicants will apply as non-degree seeking (transient) students and should alert their advisor that they are participating in GEM. This will expedite and facilitate the application process. Prior transcripts are not required by GEM participants; however, students are advised to follow their CCAF A.A.S. degree plan when selecting specific courses at Waldorf.

Once you are admitted to Waldorf, you will be able to login to your Student Portal where you can register, contact your advisor, attend classes, and access all the resources in our online learning environment.

You will also gain access to the Success Center which provides services to students that will aid in their academic success. The Success Center has personnel and resources readily available for students, regardless of the degree they are seeking. The Center offers specialized academic tutoring, a writing and math center, and general course assistance.