Army Credentialing Assistance

Advance your career

MedCerts is an approved provider of the Army Credentialing Assistance Program, available to active-duty Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard, to augment your skills, prepare for advancements, as well as help transition into civilian careers.

Army COOL

Get a no-cost education

If you are Active Duty Army, Army Reserve or National Guard personnel, you may be eligible for up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance from the Army Credentialing Assistance Program, which is part of the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) service. This program is designed to provide assistance in getting certifications and licenses to help augment your skills in the Army, prepare for advancement opportunities, as well as help transition into civilian careers. MedCerts offers approved online programs in healthcare, IT and more – all of which can be accessed anywhere, anytime. Our certification programs lead to jobs that are in-demand and portable, both of which are important to Army personnel.

*MedCerts is an approved vendor of the Army Credentialing Assistance Program, but the Army, Department of Defense and Department of the Army are not affiliated with MedCerts and do not endorse our services.

$4,000
Annual Fiscal Year Financial Assistance
Active Duty Army personnel, Reserves, and National Guard are eligible for up to $4,000 in Credentialing Assistance in a fiscal year

Student Support

Your personal guide

Student Support and Education Consultants help you in advancing your skills. It’s what our students love most about MedCerts.

  • Career exploration

    MedCerts helps explore all career options with tools like career assessments, interest and skills inventories, career statistics, and earning potential metrics.

  • Education and training

    Active Duty Army personnel, Reserves, and National Guard work with MedCerts to create a plan of action that considers: current military job, education and training program resources, credential information, and Army COOL. Army Credentialing Assistance provides an annual fiscal year education benefit of $4,000.

  • Career readiness

    MedCerts helps students perfect their resume and hone their interviewing skills. They also cover job search techniques, relocation planning and flex-work options.

  • Stackable credentials

    Most MedCerts programs have career paths built in, which means Active Duty Army, Army Reserve or National Guard can use their full Credentialing Assistance every fiscal year to continue to grow their skills in preparing for a civilian career.

Jobs

Explore career pathways

Explore job opportunities in healthcare and IT. Check salaries, programs, and how to get the job.

Certifications

Healthcare and IT

Dual and national certifications get you high quality careers. See what’s available.

More about us, MedCerts

We’ve helped over 19,000 students get the qualifications they need to start a new career.

Fully online

Once enrolled, you’ll receive access to online textbooks, video instruction, workbooks, course schedules, and login details. All materials are online and available to access anytime. Each course details exactly the time and requirements needed to complete.

Flexible

You have access to the online video instruction and resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing you to complete your course schedule anywhere and anytime in places with high speed internet access.

One-on-one

You will have a personalized one-on-one new student orientation. Throughout your enrollment, our certified Student Support Advisors are there to provide ongoing assistance with your subject matter inquiries.

Job placement support

After your certification, MedCerts works with you on resume writing, interview prep, and job finding support so you can find a job as quickly as possible. We have partnerships with staffing agencies and companies like Walgreens and CVS to get you to work sooner.

Exam fees covered

With the price of tuition, MedCerts covers the cost of the exams you need to take to receive your certification. Your first time taking the exam is fully covered by MedCerts.

Short-term

With programs as short as 12 weeks, you can be on your way to job certification faster than traditional schools or training programs. Job placement support will help you get a job as soon as possible.

A better future

It starts with your career

Certifications are issued by a number of official national organizations like the NHA and ASHP. The most useful certifications are CEHRS, CMAA, and CPhT. MedCerts provides online training for these certifications and many more.

Start your enrollment

Schedule an appointment with an Education Consultant.

An Education Consultant will get you enrolled, check financial aid options, and support you with every step.

  • Fully online training
  • One-on-one orientation and support
  • Career services
  • Exam fees included
  • Short-term programs

Financial assistance

If you are a military spouse or your training is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), you may be eligible for financial assistance to cover all or some of your tuition.

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