Blog Category Military Career Education

Female student at laptop
May 5th, 2021
Kris Powers

What do you know about My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA), the Defense Department’s tuition assistance tool for military spouses?



MyCAA is a tuition assistance tool that covers job-related training, education and licensing for spouses of active-duty servicemembers. Your sponsor needs to be within ranks E1-E5, W1-W-2, and O1-O2, including National Guard and Reserve spouses whose sponsors are on Title 10 orders.

Male adult student at laptop
September 30th, 2020
Anonymous

Earning a college degree is a great way to enhance your career and discover the fields that ignite and excite you. However, veterans often struggle to get started with their degree, and can burn out before they complete it. Fortunately, there are tools that make the process easier from start to finish. Military Spouse Career Education has created the following guide which you can use to make your college journey as manageable and successful as possible. We hope it helps you achieve the career you’ve been dreaming of:

Cyber security professional working on laptop
June 11th, 2020
Kris Powers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines a cyber security professional, or information security analyst, as someone who plans and carries out security measures to protect networks and systems within an organization. As the number of cyber attacks continues to increase, their job and responsibilities are continually expanding. Some of the daily tasks of the Cyber Security Professional include:

Automotive Technician
September 25th, 2019
Kris Powers
Automotive technicians are not just tied down to doing oil changes and under the hood work. ASE.com points out that automotive technicians can be service consultants, directors and can eventually open and own their own shop. Learn more here!
Mother and little girl working at kitchen table
May 15th, 2019
Kris Powers
Military spouses may qualify for benefits through MyCAA that will pay for their career training! Spouses of active duty military members can receive up to $4,000 in career education benefits funded through the Department of Defense.
Happy business woman
April 17th, 2019
Kris Powers
Military spouses face the reality that every couple of years, they will most likely need to pack up their homes and pick up their career with each and every PCS. For these men and women, it's not only about finding a career that they love, but one that is portable and can move with them
Two women around a laptop that has "learning" on the screen
August 8th, 2018
Kris Powers
As a student, understanding what moment of need you are seeking to meet can help you select the best type of course or learning method to reach your goals.
Military member holding textbooks standing in front of the American flag
March 21st, 2018
Anonymous

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, up to 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women will experience a traumatic event at least once in their lives. These numbers become even more staggering for veterans, particularly those who have been to war. The adjustment back to civilian life comes with many challenges, especially when the veteran suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Soldier with a laptop
April 25th, 2017
Kris Powers

A nontraditional student is defined as having one or more of the following characteristics:

Army soldier going back to school
December 1st, 2015
Kris Powers

Ed4Online CEO, Dr. Rusty Barrier recently stated, “We’re honored to have been chosen to participate in this ground-breaking initiative to assist in helping students further their academic dreams and being part of the solution to reducing the cost of a college degree.”


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