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MyCAA and Military Education Benefits

We recognize the sacrifices our servicemen and women make each day. To show our appreciation, McKinley College is pleased to announce that we will extend a 25% tuition discount to ALL active-duty service members, as well as their spouses and to honorably discharged and retired veterans, as well as their spouses.*

McKinley College Military Benefits

MyCAAMcKinley College is approved for or affiliated with the following military education benefits programs:

  • VA education benefits including GI Bill® benefits
  • MyCAA benefits

To learn more about how to qualify for military education benefits, contact your base’s Education Officer or McKinley College’s Admissions Department.

"GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Does McKinley have special residency requirements for Military?
McKinley College will limit academic residency to twenty-five percent or less of the degree requirement for all degrees for active-duty service members and their adult family members (spouse and college-age children). In addition, there are no “final year” or “final semester” residency requirements for active-duty service members and their family members. Academic residency can be completed at any time while active-duty service members and their family members are enrolled. Reservist and National Guardsmen on active-duty are covered in the same manner.

Military Spouses

Military spouses are called on to perform above and beyond while their husband or wife is fulfilling military obligations. To honor military spouses’ sacrifices, we offer our support for their education. The 25% military discount includes military spouses, MyCAA students and retired military spouses.

Common Questions about MyCAA

Q. What is MyCAA?
A. Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funds help eligible military spouses pay for career education through approved schools like McKinley College. The program is administered by the Department of Defense through the Military OneSource MyCAA website.

Q. Who is eligible for MyCAA funds?
A. Military spouses of active duty and activated Guard and Reserve service members worldwide can receive up to $4,000 of financial assistance to pay for education in high growth, in-demand, career fields. This includes online career education. Visit Military OneSource MyCAA for more information.

Q. When should I apply?
A. Begin your application process with McKinley College and MyCAA as soon as possible to start training for your new, rewarding career. Call us toll-free at 866-250-7049 today to get your application started.

A School You Can Trust

McKinley College is dedicated to your education and career success. We are an Accredited Member of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission in Washington, DC, and we are proud of our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. McKinley College is approved for military education benefits. This includes the GI Bill. Military personnel, veterans or veteran spouses may be eligible. McKinley College also accepts MyCAA funds for military spouse education assistance. For more information contact the Veteran’s Administration or your military education office.

*Military tuition discount may not be combined with other discount offers.