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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.  


  • 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.


  • 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.

  1. To determine if you are eligible for MyCAA benefits, please visit MyCAA Fact Sheet.
  2. Obtain initial approval for MyCAA benefits through MyCAA Approval Portal.
  3. When you are ready to begin the MyCAA approval and registration process, you may register online.
  4. After you have completed your registration, FSU staff will contact you to confirm your course selection and release an education plan to you.
  5. Upload the education plan to the MyCAA Portal for review and approval by MyCAA.
  6. Once your course is approved by MyCAA, a confirmation message will be sent to FSU, and your registration will be finalized.
  7. 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

Business/Service Careers
Administrative Office Assistant with Office 2016
Airline Certificate Program - Instructor Led
Car Rental Certificate Program
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
Cruise Line Certificate Program
Grant Research and Writing Certificate
Hotel Certificate Program
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
Tour Operator Certificate
Travel Agent Certificate Program
Veterinary Assistant with Externship
Healthcare Careers
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 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)
Medical Terminology Training
Pharmacy Technician Career Training Program with Exam Prep
Pharmacy Technician with Externship
Legal Careers
Comprehensive Paralegal Program
Legal Transcription Training
Technical Writing
Basic Certificate in Technical Writing
Certificate in Professional Technical Communication
Technical Writing & Communication Industry Certificate - Mastery Level
Writers at Work Technical Certificate Program

  Learning Features:

  • Our courses are 100% online and available 24x7
  • Work at your own pace
  • Courses include audio, text, graphics, simulation, quizzes and final assessments/exam prep
  • Expert instructor support to help you along the way
  • Pre and post assessments and online performance tracking with immediate grading
  • All materials included
  • Online technical support

 If you have questions, please call 910-672-1228 or email

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