Military Tuition Assistance

Military Tuition Assistance (MilTA) is an important quality of life program that provides 100% tuition for courses taken by active duty personnel.   It will pay the tuition and fees for anyone on active duty in the Air Force free of charge.  It allows them to further their military and civilian education by taking advantage of this program.

Courses and degree programs may be academic or technical and can be taken from two- or four-year institutions on base, off-base, or by distance learning. The institution must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. Tuition is paid directly to the school by the service branch.  MilTA could be used for the following programs:

  • vocational/technical programs

  • undergraduate programs

  • graduate programs

  • independent study

  • distance-learning programs

  • no tuition assistance is provided for post-master’s degree course work or degree.

Maximum TA allowable is $4,500 per fiscal year; $250 per semester hour or $166.66 per quarter hour. 

MilTA briefings are conducted twice a week at the Moody AFB Education Center. All questions regarding tuition assistance requirements should be addressed to an education counselor at the Education Center, building 328, or call (229) 257-3150.

  • Tuesdays, 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 9:00 a.m.

Tuition Assistance (TA) Requirements 

Steps for Completing Your TA Form (AF 1227e)

Fee Schedule