Central Texas College is a MyCAA approved school.
See your CTC Field Representative for more detailed information.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program is a career development and employment assistance program sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD). MyCAA helps military spouses pursue a license, certificate, certification or Associate’s Degree (excluding General Studies and Liberal Arts) necessary for gainful employment in a high demand, high growth portable career field and occupation.
As part of the Military Spouse’s Career Lifecycle, MyCAA offers:
Training and Education Financial Assistance:
MyCAA provides a maximum education benefit of $4,000 with an annual fiscal year cap of $2,000 to assist eligible military spouses in acquiring a professional credential needed to meet their Portable Career goal. Annual cap waivers are available if there is an upfront tuition cost that exceeds $2,000 (up to the maximum education benefit of $4,000).
Who Is Eligible? The MyCAA program will reopen to all eligible spouses under the new program guidelines. All spouses, including those currently participating, will be subject to the new eligibility criteria and revised funding limits below:
- Spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service member, or activated Reserve member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2.
- If the spouse of National Guard and/or AGR member, the 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 will be limited to the new $4,000 maximum benefit with a $2000 fiscal year cap. Waivers to the fiscal year cap will be available for spouses pursuing licensure or certification with a cost that exceeds the $2,000 fiscal year cap 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 only Associate’s degrees, certifications and licensure programs.
How Does A Spouse Get Started? Eligible spouses who are ready to explore portable careers options and develop a career goal and plan should establish a MyCAA Account by visiting the MyCAA website https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa. Also please see the following documents:
- MyCAA Spouse Education and Training Plan Guidance
- Samples MYCAA plans
- Quick Helpful Guide to Finding Central Texas College with MyCAA
- MyCAA Grades overview
- MyCAA College ETP Guidance
- Financial Assistance College Guidance
- MyCaa Fact Sheet
- MyCaa FAQs
Who Can Help Spouses Move Through the MyCAA Program? Spouses are encouraged to work with their CTC Field Representative or call a Military OneSource Career and Education Consultant at (1-800-342-9647).
- Explore career interests, evaluate school options and compare programs of study.
- Develop and implement their Career and Training Plans successfully.
School Academic Advisors can help spouses:
- Select a school, program of study, and sources of licensing and certification exams.
- Select classes for their MyCAA Career and Training Plan. School officials need to validate school and course information to avoid billing problems.
Military Spouses can find helpful:
- Visiting the MyCAA website https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa and establishing an account.
- Emailing MYCAAHELP@militaryonesource.com for MyCAA website technical support.
- For spouses who experience technical difficulties using the MyCAA website or have forgotten their password, should please contact MyCAA@InvernessTechnologies.com.
For more information on the above, contact your Education Center staff.