MyCAA Program

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program (MyCAA) offers qualified military spouses opportunities to pursue portable careers in high-demand, high-growth occupations.

MyCAA is open to spouses of service members in the pay grades of E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2. All participating spouses must meet the following criteria:

  • Be the spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service member, or activated Reserve member
  • If National Guard and/or AGR, sponsor must be on Federal Title 10 active duty orders as reported in DEERS
  • Spouses of Guard/Reserve members in an Alert, Transition Assistance, or Post Deployment status are not eligible
  • MyCAA accounts provide a $4,000 maximum benefit with a $2,000 fiscal year cap. Waivers will be available for spouses pursuing licensure or certification up to the total maximum assistance of $4,000
  • Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course
  • Funding is limited to an Associate's degrees, certifications, and licensure programs.

To apply for MyCAA, visit Military OneSource and select “MyCAA.”

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