Category Archives: Online Career Training

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7 Things You Should Know About Military Spouse Career Training

In the past, military spouses have had relatively few educational opportunities. But things are changing. With the availability of funding and accessible programs, it’s easier than ever to get the career training you need. Here are 7 things you need to know if you are interested in military spouse career training. #1 – It’s short-term […]

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5 Portable Military Spouse Jobs

The work life of a military spouse can be a disjointed mess. Moving every few years certainly does nothing for your career. Wouldn’t it be great if your job could move with you, wherever you go? Plenty of military wives and husbands think so, and these folks are driving the trend toward portable military spouse […]

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Finding a MyCAA Approved School

How easy is it to find a good MyCAA approved school? The answer may surprise you. Look for a program that offers a certification, license, or associate degree. If a school can’t offer this, then it can’t participate in the program. Make sure the career training provides education in a portable career. Any other coursework […]

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How to Use Your Military Spouse Education Benefits

With military spouse education benefits, such as MyCAA, you may receive up to $4,000 toward an eligible course of study. With this money, you can: Fund career training courses Earn an associate’s degree Enroll in a certificate course from an approved, reputable school While the MyCAA funds can only be used to pay for tuition, […]

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How Long is the Military Spouse Program?

When you are ready to undertake your career training, you do not want to waste time. You want to get the education you need right away to quickly receive your diploma or certification. This probably has you wondering just how long your chosen military spouse program might be. Well, one answer does not fit all […]

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MyCAA Air Force Wife Benefits

Are you married to an active-duty Air Force member? Do you want to go back to school, but aren’t sure how? With MyCAA Air Force wife benefits, you can! SDI’s Military Spouse Program offers fully accredited online courses from schools you can trust. You can study and learn on your own time, anywhere the air […]

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How to Find a MyCAA Approved School

The MyCAA program was officially reopened in 2010. Since then, it has helped countless military spouses to get the training needed for employment opportunities in portable careers. But how difficult is it to find a good MyCAA approved school? The answer may surprise you. For starters, an approved program must offer students a certification, license […]

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Financial Aid for Military Spouses

Do you remember applying for financial assistance in the past? Perhaps you did some college coursework or were planning on heading to an out-of-state university. There were usually reams and stacks of paperwork and documentation that you had to provide. School officials were not a lot of help and frequently responded with jargon that meant […]

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How Many Programs Can I Take With My Military Spouse Tuition Assistance?

While other schools might limit the use of military spouse tuition assistance to one program, the Sonoran Desert Institute’s Military Spouse Program does not believe in this type of cookie cutter approach. We understand that each student has different interests and skills, which are best served with a broad range of course offerings. There are […]

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Military Spouse Scholarships and Grants vs. the G.I. Bill

The traditional G.I. Bill was created with the assistance of service members in mind. Once honorably discharged, this bill helped to pave the way for tuition assistance, which allowed former military personnel to earn degrees and compete in the civilian marketplace for a job or career position. In contrast, military spouse scholarships and grants benefit […]