Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Scholarship - Helping Spouses Pursue Higher Education
The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their MyCAA funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship.
WHAT IS MYCAA
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides financial assistance for military spouses. MyCAA provides spouses up to $4,000 over 2 years to pursue degree programs, licenses or credentials that lead to employment in portable career fields.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2
Spouses of activated Guard and Reserve members at E1-E5, W1-W2 and O1-O2 pay grades (spouses of Guard and Reserve members must be able to start and complete their courses while their sponsor is on Title 10 orders). Note: The MyCAA program does not include Coast Guard spouses.
If you are eligible for MyCAA funding and interested in taking career training courses through FSU, please see the information listed below.
- To determine if you are eligible for MyCAA benefits, please visit MyCAA Fact Sheet.
- Obtain initial approval for MyCAA benefits through MyCAA Approval Portal.
- When you are ready to begin the MyCAA approval and registration process, you may register online.
- After you have completed your registration, FSU staff will contact you to confirm your course selection and release an education plan to you.
- Upload the education plan to the MyCAA Portal for review and approval by MyCAA.
- Once your course is approved by MyCAA, a confirmation message will be sent to FSU, and your registration will be finalized.
- JER will send you an email detailing course information and how to access the course website prior to your course start date.
Choose from the following MyCAA Approved Programs
- Administrative Office Assistant with Office 2016
- Airline Certificate Program - Instructor Led
- Certificate in Accounting and Bookkeeping Studies
- Certificate in Accounting Studies
- Certificate in Communication and Writing Skills with Office 2016
- Certificate in Logistics, Supply Chain and Purchasing Management
- Certificate in Supervisory and Managerial Skills
- Certificate in the Basics of Purchasing Management
- Grant Research and Writing Certificate
- Human Resource Management Certificate
- Management and Leadership Studies Certificate
- Principles of Home Inspection: 100 Hour Professional Development Certificate
- Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM®) Certification Program
- Veterinary Assistant with Externship
- Central Sterile Processing with Externship
- Certificate Course in Medical Billing
- Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding
- Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding with MS Office 2016
- Certified Medical Office Manager
- Clinical Medical Assistant with Externship
- Comprehensive Medical Coding Training
- Dental Assistant Online with Externship
- Dental Office Administrative Assistant Certificate with MS Office 2016
- Expert Certificate in Medical Transcription for the Physician's Office, Hospital or Home
- Hemodialysis Technician with Externship
- Medical Office Specialist Training
- Medical Office Specialist Training II (with Terminology and MS Office 2016)
- Medical Office Specialist with Transcription
- Medical Records Technician (EHR)
- Patient Care Technician with Externship
- Pharmacy Technician Career Training Program with Exam Prep
- Pharmacy Technician with Externship