Career Training Opportunities for Military Spouses
Have you heard of MyCAA? My Career Advancement Account Scholarship (MYCAA) is a program that helps military spouses get the certificates, certifications and other qualifications they need to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields.
MyCAA provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. MyCAA is part of the Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, which offers career counseling, tools and resources to support military spouse career success.
The University of Arizona Office of Continuing & Professional Education is proud to be a participating, approved school in the MyCAA program.
Who is Eligible for MyCAA?
As of October 2018, spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who have successfully completed high school and have the ability to request tuition assistance while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders are eligible.
You can learn more about eligibility in the MyCAA Fact Sheet (PDF).
Which Courses Does UA Offer?
We offer more than two dozen classes that are approved for MyCAA funding. A few of the most popular MyCAA-approved classes are:
- Paralegal Certificate
- Spanish-English Translation Certificate
- Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- A+, Net+, Security+ certification
- Cisco CCNA and CCNP certifications
- Microsoft Office
Most classes are self-paced and completely online, so you can learn what you want, when you want, on your schedule!
The MyCAA Fact Sheet describes who is eligible for MYCAA, what type of programs MYCAA will pay for, and how to get started with the MYCAA program.