Skip to main content

Military Personnel and Spouses

New Website Banners (1)

Due to COVID-19, Georgia Southern University has suspended all in-person instruction for Spring 2020. Stay safe and stay tuned for in-person, professional development courses for Fall 2020!

Military spouses may be eligible for $4,000 in scholarship funds from the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account program (MyCAA), through the Department of Defense. 

Learn at your own pace* in an in-demand field of your choosing! With our online offerings, you can find career training options that move with you, no matter where you are.

Who is eligible?

  • Spouses of active duty Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2 or O1-O2.
  • Spouses of National Guard or AGR members that are on federal Title 10 active duty orders.

*Note: You must finish your program within 18 months of starting.

Need more information?

Contact program manager Dr. Deedee Southerlin at (912) 478-6005 or at tsoutherlin@georgiasouthern.edu.

Who is eligible?

  • Active Duty service members
  • National Guard and Reserve service members

What assistance is available?

Together with Federal Tuition Assistance and Army Credentialing Assistance, soldiers can receive up to $4,000 total per fiscal year to cover costs for eligible credentials.

What class materials are covered?

Army Credentialing Assistance can cover the cost of training, study guides, fees, textbooks, certification and more.

Important Note: Georgia Southern University’s Division of Continuing Education nor its programs are neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Department of Defense nor the Department of the Army. 

Need more information?

Contact program manager Dr. Deedee Southerlin at (912) 478-6005 or at tsoutherlin@georgiasouthern.edu.

Featured Offerings

Check out our featured offerings below. You can search or sort by any of the headings, and choose how many programs you want to see at once.

Approved ForCourse TitleBrief DescriptionCourse Date(s)Location
Army Credentialing AssistanceCertified BookkeeperFrom bank reconciliation to inventory methods, this online course will prepare eligible bookkeepers for the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification exam. Gaining AIPB certification is the highest standard in the profession, so this course is recommended to practicing bookkeepers with several years of experience and a working knowledge of payroll concepts, including accounting transactions and journal entries.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCertified Information Security Manager (CISM)In the InfoSec world, security managers are the driving force behind an organization's cybersecurity policies. These key individuals typically started their IT careers in hands-on roles before earning their CISM certification and taking on managerial duties. On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCertified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)With cyberattacks on the rise, more organizations are investing in data protection and building out their cybersecurity teams. As an IT professional, earning your CISA certification could be the first step to leading IT security at your organization.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCertified ParalegalThe Paralegal course will help you gain the skills you need to enter the paralegal workforce. You will learn how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCompTIA™ A+ Certification TrainingThis course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification. You can earn this certification after you pass two exams. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1001, covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCompTIA™ Network+ Certification TrainingIn this course, you'll learn the fundamentals you need to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-007) and start a career as a network technician. With its comprehensive curriculum, you'll master basic networking concepts and learn about network design, security, routing and switching, cloud computing, IPv6 and forensics, and common security practices.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCompTIA™ Security+ Certification TrainingOnce you complete this course, you'll be proficient in installation and configuring systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; performing threat analysis and responding with appropriate mitigation techniques; participating in risk mitigation activities; and operating with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification TrainingThe best time to pursue CompTIA Cloud+ training is right now. Cloud computing is a growing field as experts create innovative ways to store, manage, access, and protect some of the world's most important data. This online course is designed for individuals who are just starting out in information technology.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCompTIA Project+Project management skills are needed in almost every field and can separate you from the rest of the workforce. Well-run projects save time and ensure continued focus on company goals. In this course, you will be taught project management techniques and prepare you to take the CompTIA Project+ certification exam.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceIT Foundations BundleThis online course combines the best practices across ITSM, to help those new to IT learn about DevOps, ITIL and SIAM, with their benefits for organizations. With this IT Foundations bundle, you will learn the basics of IT service management and project management, as well as how approaches to IT are evolving.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceLean Six Sigma Green BeltThis course will teach you Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects from start to finish. Green Belts can deliver measurable, sustainable improvement by finding the root causes of problems and streamlining processes. The course was developed to meet today's changing business environments and is facilitated by highly experienced and successful Lean Six Sigma Experts.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceLean Six Sigma Black BeltThis online Six Sigma training course will help you prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. You will be enabled to transform your organization by reducing costs, increasing revenue, and improving collaboration.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceMastering Project Management with PMP® PrepThis PMP course will provide you with a deeper understanding of project management concepts and applications in the workplace. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceMicrosoft Office Specialist 2019 (MOS) Certification TrainingThis course prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2019 certification exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. You will build your expertise in these programs through hands-on exercises, in-depth course material, and supplemental video demonstrations.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistancePMI Risk Management ProfessionalThis online project management course will fully prepare you for the Project Management Institute's Risk Management Professional certification exam.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceProject Management Essentials with CAPM® PrepIn this course, you'll learn the knowledge and skills essential to project managers and those who work on projects in other support roles. The materials in this course are aligned with the international recognized standards of project management.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceSSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner
The SSCP is one of the best cyber security certifications you can earn, especially as an entry-level professional. An SSCP exam prep course, is a great way to ensure you have the knowledge to succeed—and that you can prove it to your employer. This course will also prepare you for a career as a network administrator or security administrator, and help you stay up-to-date on your skills if you already work in the IT sector.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceThe Complete Project Manager with CAPM® and PMP® PrepThe Complete Project Manager with CAPM® and PMP® Prep online training program provides you with a thorough understanding of project management from start to finish. You’ll start with a good foundation of project management concepts and terminology. You’ll then build on that foundation by taking a closer look at certain critical project management aspects in-depth. On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceWriting the Fantasy NovelWrite for the increasingly popular genre of fantasy fiction and lay the groundwork for your very own fantasy novel. This course teaches you how to develop characters, build a compelling world, outline a narrative, apply a consistent theme, commit to the writing process, and publish your book.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing AssistanceCertified Paralegal (Voucher Included)The Paralegal course will help you gain the skills you need to enter the paralegal workforce. You will learn how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more.On DemandOnline
MyCAACertified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).On DemandOnline
MyCAAPharmacy TechnicianPharmacy technicians have become indispensable to the health care industry, and it's a great time to join this growing field. Pharmacy technician classes can get you started on this fulfilling career path.On DemandOnline
MyCAAWeb Applications Developer
Whether you're new to web app development or want to enhance your skills, this course will give you the knowledge you need to create dynamic database-driven websites using the latest technologies.On DemandOnline
MyCAAAdministrative Dental AssistantThis course will teach you the essential skills for managing the business aspects of a dental practice and becoming an administrative dental assistant. You will build effective communication skills and gain knowledge to assist dentists with organizational duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable.On DemandOnline
MyCAAFreight Broker/Agent TrainingFreight broker training will help you learn the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent. From licensing and operations, to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how to run a domestic freight brokerage or agency in the United States.On DemandOnline
MyCAAMicrosoft Office Specialist 2019 (MOS) Certification TrainingThis course prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2019 certification exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. You will build your expertise in these programs through hands-on exercises, in-depth course material, and supplemental video demonstrations.On DemandOnline
MyCAAProfessional Consulting PracticeThe Professional Consulting Practice course will teach you how to leverage your existing skills to become a consultant. You will learn how to analyze an organization, how to serve diverse clientele, and how build a credible, solutions-driven consulting practice.On DemandOnline
MyCAAHuman Resources ProfessionalThis course explores the foundational aspects of HR, including human resource laws, hiring disciplines, and labor relations. You will learn industry-recognized practices that align with the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).On DemandOnline
MyCAACPC Medical Billing and CodingCPC Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) will train you in the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts central to a career in the medical billing and coding field. You will gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work with the main coding manuals: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II.On DemandOnline
MyCAANASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam PreparationThis is a unique online course that prepares you for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) exam. Start with this prep course to become a certified personal trainer (CPT) and reach your career goals.On DemandOnline
MyCAAMedical Interpreter (Spanish/English)The Medical Interpreter training course prepares you to work in hospitals, medical offices and in any healthcare environment where a Spanish interpreter is needed.On DemandOnline
MyCAACertified Pharmaceutical Sales RepresentativeThis course bundle provides a foundational training platform to help you build relationships more effectively by increasing your knowledge in technical, scientific, and medical domains of knowledge.On DemandOnline
Army Credentialing Assistance and
MyCAA
SHRM Learning SystemThe SHRM Learning System course reviews technical knowledge related to HR expertise which includes recruitment and selection, compensation, talent management, training and development, employee relations and engagement as well as compliance.August 24 – November 16, 2020 & September 3 – November 19, 2020Statesboro, GA
Bluffton, SC

Click Here for More MyCAA Courses

For more course information on Army Credentialing Assistance courses, please contact Deedee Southerlin at tsoutherlin@georgiasouthern.edu.


Last updated: 5/1/2020