MyCAA: Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts

The Program

  • Available to spouses of active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service members, or activated Reservists in pay grades El-ES, Wl-W2, or 01-02.
    • Does not include Coast Guard spouses.
  • Offers a maximum $4,000 benefit with a fiscal cap of $2,000.
  • Requires spouses to finish their program of study within three years from the start to the first class and while their spouse in on Title 10 orders.
  • Military Career and Education Consultants can be reached at 1‐800‐342‐9647

What MyCAA Pays For

  • Tuition for education and training courses, and licensing/credentialing fees
  • State certifications for teachers, medical professionals and other occupations requiring recognized certifications
  • Licensing exams and related prep courses
  • Continuing Education Unit (CEU) classes (including those offered through professional associations)

What MyCAA Does Not Pay For

  • Application, graduation, or membership fees
  • Student activity cards
  • Child care
  • Parking, transportation, or medical services
  • Courses taken without an approved MyCAA Financial Assistance document
  • Reimbursements of any kind
  • Courses taken more than once, unless MyCAA has received a full refund from the school
  • Books, supplies, equipment, uniforms, computers, or electronic devices of any kind
  • Student activities, events and entertainment
  • Non‐academic or ungraded courses
  • Academic credit by examination
  • Courses, tests or fees normally paid by an employer as part of a job training program

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