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Troy University

Degree Bachelors
Troy University


School Overview
Founded in 1887, Troy University is a public institution of the State of Alabama. The University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. As a leader in distance education, TROY prides itself on its ability to deliver complete undergraduate and graduate degree programs wholly online. Our philosophy is that no student should be limited access to a college degree because of time, place, or situation.


Troy University has been recognized by the Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation.


Program Details
Troy University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs 100% online. Currently, the principle areas of focus for the BHMT / TROY partnership are Human Services, Psychology and Business Administration. In addition to the Regional Accreditation referenced above, the B.S. Business Administration, Global Business – concentration in Human Resource Management is also professionally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Please contact Connor Couch at Connor Couch at for more information.


B.S. Human Services
B.S. Psychology
B.S. Business Administration – Global Business – concentration in HRM

Who Should Enroll
The Degree Completion Program is open to BHMT bargaining unit members employed at Kaiser Permanente who are eligible to receive benefits from the Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust.


Entry to Troy University programs is open to members holding a High School Diploma (GPA of 2.0 or above) and those with college-level experience, including an associate’s degree, wishing to complete their bachelor degree and / or those BHMT eligible clients who have completed a block of General Education courses with other BHMT partner institutions. (Coastline Community College, California State University – San Marcos, Colorado Technical University and Ocean County College).


The University will award credit for CLEP (General and Subject Examinations), the Advanced Placement program, and DANTES examinations as approved by the Academic Council and department chairs. The number of credits allowed for satisfactory performance on the general examinations may be reduced by the amount of credit the student has previously earned in the subject matter areas covered by the examinations.


How Do I Get Started In This Program?

  1. Go to MyBHMT. Update your information or create a new account if you have not done so. (required)
  2. Meet with your Career Counselor to determine your eligibility. Your Career Counselor will also provide the information you need for next steps. Contact your regional career counselor.



  • You must be a KP Union Alliance or Coalition Employee with “active” KP employment status.
  • You must have completed your probationary period.
  • You must be a benefited employee typically working 20 or more hours per week.

  • Must be a BHMT eligible participant.
  • Have Proof of High School Graduation, which includes a copy of a high school transcript or diploma or ED transcript. Members transferring credit from previously attended colleges and / or universities must submit official copies of transcripts from all institutions attended.

  • A reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection
  • If you don’t have access to a reliable computer, we can lend you one! Learn more.
  • Current version of a common browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox) and Adobe Flash Player. See for full details on hardware and software requirements.
  • Must have a microphone to fully participate in the Online Live courses
  • Alternative internet access in the event of communication or equipment problems


Academic Calendar
Troy Online Programs are delivered over a term which runs for 9 weeks. There are five terms offered during the calendar year. Please check the University’s Academic Calendar.


Entrance Exam Waivers
Applicants who are 25 years of age or older and / or College Transfer students are not required to submit ACT/SAT scores for admission to the undergraduate programs at Troy University.


Transfer Students
Troy University welcomes transfer students from around the country and around the world. The award of undergraduate transfer credit is based on established transfer credit guidelines established for our university, as well as the specific requirements of the student’s chosen program of study. Transfer credit priority will be given to semester hours from regionally accredited institutions where graded credit was awarded.


Transfer students are considered students who have attempted at least 24 hours of non-developmental coursework at another two-year or four-year institution. Students who fall into this category are not required to submit high school transcripts or test scores. Transfer applicants will be granted admission to TROY if they are in good academic standing at the last college attended and if they have an overall grade point average of at least a 2.00 on all college/university work attempted. Technical and/or remedial/developmental work is not considered in determining grade point average. Applicants who have been suspended from another institution for any reason must be eligible to return to that institution before being considered for admission to TROY.
Troy University is proud to offer you an unofficial “FREE in 48” equivalency report of your undergraduate transfer credits that you have already completed. This report will allow you to see how the course credits you have already earned may transfer into Troy University. To better understand your progress toward your degree with TROY, you can view the degree requirements in the TROY Academic Catalog.
To request an “Unofficial Transfer Course Equivalency Report,” please send copies of your transcripts, your current zip code and a phone number where you can be reached to or to Connor Couch, Program POC, at
Online Resources
We understand that online students are often working adults with busy lives. That’s why we’ve designed online programs that fit with where you are now and help get you where you’d like to be in the future. The thought of becoming an online student may seem overwhelming at first. Rest assured, you will not be left to figure things out on your own. Online classes at Troy are not self-taught. Our faculty are experts in their fields with a deep desire to see you succeed. We strive to make learning online as simple yet engaging as possible.


We empower your online learning experience with a toolbox of resources designed with your growth in mind. Support is always within reach along with multiple ways to connect with teams of real people devoted to seeing you thrive now and in the future.


In addition to having an Academic Services Associate in each course, Troy also offers:


Career Services
Online Proctoring Services
Student Disability Services
Student Orientation
Tutoring Online by NetTutor
Troy for Troops
Center for Student Success
Canvas Tutorials
Online Library Services
IT Helpdesk
Canvas Help 24/7, chat, email and phone support
Student Resources


Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.


Unsuccessful Course Completion and Dropped Class Policy

Ben U programs require your time and effort on a consistent basis as well as communicating with the course instructor, tutor, or BHMT Career Counselor if you are having difficulties or conflicts. Should you not complete your program successfully with a ‘C’ or better, pass, or drop the course by the institution’s 1st drop date, your participation in Trust programs may be suspended for a period of twelve months.