Obtain the skills you need to gain employment in a high-demand occupation or career field

As a military spouse of an active-duty service member, you have options when it comes to your education. In fact, you may qualify for $4,000 through the My Career Advancement Account Scholarship (MyCAA) to pursue training and professional certifications. Broward College offers MyCAA-approved 100 % online courses that you can complete anywhere, anytime—at your own pace.

Benefits of our online courses

  • Obtain in-demand certificates and credentials to help launch or expand your career in a field that interests you.
  • Discover personalized support from our Student Advisors and Enrollment Representatives make sure all your questions are answered at every step of your education journey—from selecting the right course to your job search.
  • Most of our online courses include certificate exam fees included.
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime.

MyCAA-Approved Courses

  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CompTIATM A+ Certification Training
  • Cisco CCNA Certification Training
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) + Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Mastering Project Management
  • CompTIA™ Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+

MyCAA FAQs

What is the MyCAA Scholarship?

The My Career Advancement Account MyCAA) Scholarship program is a workforce initiative for spouses of active-duty service members developed by the Department of Defense's Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program. Spouses that are approved can receive up to $4,000 in funding to pursue career training, certifications, or associate degrees for a specific career.

 

Does the MyCAA Scholarship pay for everything related to my courses?

The MyCAA Scholarship pays for tuition for credentials, certificates, and associate degrees with a specific career path or major and the exams leading to licensure or industry certification within that field. The MyCAA Scholarship does NOT pay for housing, travel, books, equipment, supplies, uniforms, computers, or electronic devices of any kind.

 

Who is not eligible for MyCAA?

Spouses who are:

  • Married to service members in pay grades E-6 and above, W-3 and above, and O-3 and above, unless a spouse has an approved Education and Training Plan in place prior to their sponsor’s promotion above the eligible ranks.
  • A member of the armed forces currently on Title 10 orders or are married but legally separated, or under court order or statute of any state or U.S. territory, from a member of the armed forces on Title 10 orders.
  • National Guard or reserve military sponsor with warning orders/alert, post-deployment/demobilization, or transition status, or are unable to apply for financial assistance while their military sponsor is on Title 10 orders or before the sponsor’s date of separation.

 

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