MyCAA Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts

Vanguard University students are eligible to participate in the MyCAA program.  The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.

MyCAA Eligibility

Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2, as well as the spouses of activated Guard and Reserve members within those ranks. Spouses of Guard and Reserve members must be able to start and complete their courses while their sponsor is on Title 10 orders.

Eligible spouses can establish a MyCAA Account by visiting the MyCAA website. Once spouse Profile information is provided, MyCAA will verify spouse DEERS benefit eligibility. Eligible spouses will be allowed to create their Career and Training Plan and request FA when they are within 30 days of course start dates. Additionally, spouses are responsible for applying to their selected school or program and enrolling in each course included in their approved MyCAA Career and Training Plan.

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Next Steps for Eligible Spouses:

  • Finding Vanguard University on the the MyCAA website using the School Search function.
  • Establish and manage your MyCAA Account and use MyCAA resources to create a Career and Training Plan, and apply for FA.
  • Select a program of study.
  • Select classes for their MyCAA Career and Training Plan 30 days in advance.

Vanguard University is proud to announce that eligible spouses may use their MyCAA assistance for the following programs:

With MyCAA – Military OneSource Career and Education Consultants 1-800-342-9647
With Veteran Benefits – 714.668.6690
With admission to Vanguard University – or 714.668.6130