Portable Career Opportunities for Military Spouses


TRAIN FOR A NEW CAREER AT NO COST

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program

Texas A&M University-Kingsville, in collaboration with the Department of Defense, brings a career advancement training for military spouses at no out-of-pocket cost. With MYCAA approved programs, military spouses can get a high-quality education that leads them to a portable career, so that relocation never gets in the way of their goals.

Eligibility for the program:

  • Spouses of service members on active duty on pay grades:
    E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2, and O-1 to O-2
  • Spouses of service members on Title 10 orders
  • Employment status of the participant is not a factor

How MyCAA works:

  • Submit your spouse’s profile information for verification
  • If eligible, you can enroll in MyCAA approved programs
  • Develop your educational plan detailing your career goals
  • Request Financial Assistance for your classes
  • Get MyCAA scholarship for your education

MyCAA Approved Programs


Program and Project Management

The training covers two major certification exam preps along with necessary technical skills for management career. Individuals will learn about risk management planning, risk identification, and stakeholder management, and communication.


  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Certified Associate in Project Management
  • Risk Management Professional
  • Microsoft Excel & Project 2016

Certification you’ll be prepared for:

  • Risk Management Professional (RMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

AVERAGE SALARY:

$48,000 to $75,000

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JOBS

you can get:


  • Program Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager

Office, Web & Social Media Administrator

The program covers the development training of basic and interactive websites and methods of social media marketing. You can learn tools that create websites, flyers, brochure design, business cards, graphic design, and digital artwork. You’ll get the hands-on experience on following tools:


  • Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat & InDesign
  • Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint & Access 2016
  • Microsoft Word, Project & Access 2013
  • Web Designing HTML/CSS

Certification you’ll be prepared for:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist - MOS

AVERAGE SALARY:

$38,000 to $65,000

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JOBS

you can get:


  • Graphic Designer
  • Social Media Executive
  • Web Designer

IT Support Technician: Foundations

If you are looking to start a career in IT Support, the MyCAA Support Foundation program helps you become a successful support agent. Learn IT support procedures and necessary administration skills. Understand different stages of case management, from initial receipt of a support call through solution development and closure.


  • Fundamentals of IT Support
  • Communication & Documentation in IT Support
  • Hardware & Networking Essentials

Certification you’ll be prepared for:

  • Microsoft Technology Associate MTA
  • Networking Fundamentals

AVERAGE SALARY:

$45,800 to $70,500

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JOBS

you can get:


  • IT Help Desk Level 1
  • Associate System Admin
  • Junior IT Specialist

IT Support Technician: Advanced

The program covers the foundation of IT support and troubleshooting process. You’ll learn the tips and techniques on troubleshooting best practices, developing analytical solutions, and managing customer expectations. The program advances towards the operating system installation and troubleshooting and conclude your learning with ITIL 4 foundation digital services in which you learn to navigate digital services.


  • IT Support Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Microsoft Office
  • Installation Windows
  • Troubleshooting Windows 10
  • ITIL 4 Foundations

Certification you’ll be prepared for:

  • ITIL 4 Foundations
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows OS

AVERAGE SALARY:

$45,800 to $70,500

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JOBS

you can get:


  • System Administrator
  • Desktop Support Specialist
  • IT Specialist

MORE QUESTION ABOUT THE PROGRAM?


Schedule a call with our Admissions team or email Sophia, our Admissions Manager, who will help you think through the decision.


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