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Are you a military spouse looking for a career that will offer job opportunities no matter where you’re stationed? Consider going back to school! The MyCAA funding program offers eligible military spouses $4,000 to put toward training that will help them gain the skills they need to find jobs in growing career fields that have opportunities nationwide and can transfer with them.

Career Step is a MyCAA-approved, online school. With Career Step you can train anywhere you have an internet connection, and our affordable tuition is completely covered by MyCAA funds—which means you can train with no out-of-pocket expenses! Everything you need to be successful is included with Career Step's online courses (even a voucher to earn a national industry credential is included with most programs!) and you can be career ready in just a few months.

MyCAA-Approved, Online Programs:

These courses may also be eligible for military TA funding! Learn more about funding for active-duty service members. Mycaa Approved

  • Find out if you’re eligible for a $4,000 military spouse scholarship.

  • Check out our new infographic!
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    Are MTs Still Needed?

    Get the facts on the medical transcription industry in our infographic! Find out what industry demand looks like, where MTs work, and what you can expect to earn.

  • Choosing a career as a military spouse can be especially challenging. Find out what 3 considerations can increase your chances of career satisfaction later on!

  • Check out this video for a quick and easy medical transcription industry overview. Find out why there’s a shortage of well-trained professionals and how you can start your career.

  • Make an online program work for you! Check out our 5 student-tested study tips for staying motivated and productive as an online student.

  • A certificate program is a quick, affordable way to learn job skills that can make the difference between wishing you could get a new job and starting a rewarding new career.

  • Learn how to be a great study buddy—whether you’re studying online or on-campus! Our infographic will also give you tips on how to choose the perfect study buddy.

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    Career Step graduate, Dana, describes her experience with the online school as she chose to study with Career Step as a medical transcriptionist. -Dana Watch Video »
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    Career Step student Katherine describes her experience with the online school as she studies to be a medical coding and billing professional. -Katherine Watch Video »
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    Career Step graduate, Iris, describes her experience with the online school as she chose to study with Career Step as a pharmacy technician. -Iris Watch Video »
  • "I really enjoyed completing the Career Step training. I'm proud that I can look back and say that I finished the program after all it took for me to get to the end. (My husband is in the military and we moved halfway through my training.) I look forward to settling down (we recently moved again!) and . . . finding a position in the field that fits my life." -Charlene, Nebraska Read More Reviews »
  • "Overall, I was very pleased with everything that Career Step had to offer. I was attracted to Career Step because I am a military spouse, and I was looking for a new career that would be easy to transfer, as my family transfers from one base to another. . . . As a new graduate, I look forward to all the new opportunities that Career Step has opened up to me." -Elizabeth, Louisiana Read More Reviews »
  • "I'm a military spouse and Career Step changed my life—thank you! It's wonderful to be able to stay with ONE job and ONE employer even though we move every 2 years or so." -Heidi, Maryland Read More Reviews »
  • "As an Air Force wife, I hope that many other military spouses take advantage of the opportunity to get such great career training through Career Step!" -Bryn, Ohio Read More Reviews »
  • "Career Step gave me the training I needed to confidently begin a new career . . . Within a month of graduation I was hired and feel that every day I have used the knowledge gained from Career Step. Thanks for an excellent course!" -Neilia, Fort Riley Read More Reviews »