Career Step Named as a 2012 Military Friendly School

Career Step, a leading online school, has been recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, a premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and vocational schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and military dependants as students.

“We’re very proud to be included, for the second year in a row, on the Military Friendly Schools list,” said Mark Thomas, Career Step COO. “We’re very grateful for the sacrifices made by the men and women of the military and their families, and we’re committed to helping them start new civilian careers by offering quality online training with generous military discounts, a number of military funding programs, dedicated student support, and a variety of other resources.”

Career Step is an online school, offering training programs that prepare students for careers in the allied health, administrative services, and technology industries. The school has nearly 20 years of experience helping students gain the skills needed to start successful careers in a year or less and is an excellent choice for military members and their spouses. The school’s courses are designed to prepare students with the technical training required to enter the workforce and excel in their chosen career field. The courses incorporate input from industry experts, employers, and associations to ensure that students gain the knowledge and skills employers are looking for. Because the Career Step training is offered entirely online, it is also completely portable and allows students to study at a pace and on a schedule that fits each individual’s unique lifestyle.

The 2012 list of Military Friendly Schools was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 8,000 schools nationwide conducted by G.I. Jobs magazine. Methodology, criteria and weighting for the list were developed with the assistance of an Academic Advisory Board (AAB) consisting of educators from schools across the country. For more information on Career Step’s inclusion on the 2012 Military Friendly Schools list, visit

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