All about Online Career Training Programs for Military Spouses
Men and women who works as military officers are redeployed from one station to another every now and then. After a short period of months, they get deployed to other stations. Redeployment of military officers mostly affects the spouses especially the ones who has taken up various careers. It becomes hard for the spouse to remain in employment. The military spouses are also not able to take up any career courses are they do not know how long they will remain in a certain station.
However, thanks to advanced technology, military spouses can be able to take up online career training programs. The spouses are able to enroll for distance learning programs while based at any part of the world. Various institutions do not limit the location of the learner, thus providing the courses to students globally. This has come as a reliever to many military spouses who have all along found it difficult to advance their careers as they do not know when the next redeployment will happen.
There is also a scholarships program referred to as The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA), that financially assists the military spouses pursue various degrees and licenses. Several military spouses have benefited from this scholarship program and have excelled in advancing their careers. Spouses who wish to become medical doctors, teachers and other professionals have benefited from this program. Military spouses now have the burden offloaded from their shoulder.
Beneficially is expected to have an account with MyCAA in order to benefit from the scholarship program. Depending with information provide on the account, the board decides if the candidate is eligible or not. Successful applicants interested in taking up online programs are required to make application a month before the start of the online program.
What exactly does MyCAA scholarship cater for? Normally the scholarship caters for the tuition fee, which basically includes tuition and examination fee. The program also covers the fee for any certification or license obtained from an accredited university, college or a technical school in the state.
The scholarship program does not however cater for all learning costs and it is important for the military spouse to establish what is not covered before taking up the program. This includes costs of tuition or examination for courses that are not in the military spouses Education and Training Plan. A course that a spouse had already enrolled or have already taken will also not be catered for under the scholarship program.
MyCAA does not also make any prior payment for a future course that the military spouse intends to take in future, unless it is a prior payment of the same course that the spouse is taking now. Another necessity omitted in the MyCAA online training program is the cost of uniforms or books, amongst many more.