Spouses & Dependents

Discover benefits for family members of Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corp, and Navy.

Supporting Those Who Support our Troops

We respect and serve the most important support for our active duty and veteran students. We understand the frequent period of relocation, disruption and financial challenges that comes with military community. That is why are committed to making sure you have full support and access to your educational need.

Obtaining an MBA always was on my bucket list, however, until I found Brandman* I was facing large loans and a strict school regiment. The flexibility of the program, along with Kia’s tuition assistance, made the perfect combination. An MBA gave me the self-confidence to trust my ideas and question conventional thinking.
Julie M.
Kia, MBA
*Brandman University is now UMass Global
The MPA program gives the learner what is needed to address real, important, public problems and it dives into what is means to be a successful, innovative & effective government organization.
Chip M.
Masters in Public Administration 
Seeing 3 friends/co-workers graduate last May with their MBA's got me thinking. All 3 are married with young children and have jobs at least as demanding as mine. I am single with grown children. What was my excuse?
Current Student

Spouse and Dependent Benefits

You've earned it!  Learn about the education benefits that you may qualify for to help cover the cost of school.


MyCAA: Military Spouse Career Advanced Account

University of Massachusetts Global is a proud participant in the MyCAA program which provides financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields. Read More 

Survivors' and Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA) - Chapter 35

Assistance may be available to eligible dependents of permanently disabled or deceased Veterans whose injury/death occurred while on active duty or as a result of a service‐related condition. Read More

Fry Scholarship

The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) provides Post‐9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Read More

Tuition Assistance Program

UMass Global offers Tuition Assistance (TA) to cover 100 percent of undergraduate tuition for active duty service member spouses as well as spouses of the Reserve.

To utilize your TA benefit, contact your spouse's ESO or Education counselor prior to enrolling. In addition, those affiliated with the Air Force need to register for courses and apply for TA through the Air Force Virtual Education Center. Read More


Top Programs for our Military Spouse and Dependent Students


Career Services Resources for Veterans and Military

Many resources have been created to assist spouses and dependents in their career development and job search.

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