VA Education Benefits for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members
Online Training for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members Available
Each year, hundreds of thousands of active duty service members and veterans choose to take advantage of VA Education Benefits while actively serving or go back to school after their military service. For many, it’s the single best way to increase a post-military quality of life. Career Technical Institute (CTI) is proud to support Active Duty & Veterans with a variety of training options.
CTI offers a variety of career training options:
- Associate Degree of Applied Science in Hospitality
- Associate Degree of Applied Science in Information Technology
- IT Professional
- Associate Degree of Applied Science in Human Resource Administration
- Medical Office Administration
- PC Specialist Plus-Generalist Specialization
- PC Specialist Plus-Bookkeeping Specialization
- Help Desk Professional
- Medical Office Professional
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) (DC Campus Only)
- Medical Assistant (DC Campus Only)
- Associate Degree of Applied Science in Allied Healthcare-Medical Assistant Concentration (DC Campus Only)
CTI also offers online classes with web-based course management and collaboration portal for distance learning. Using the Portal, students can access their courses, interact directly with their Instructor, attend lectures, and benefit from a variety of e-Reference materials, all of which are available 24/7. So whether you are actively serving in the military or working full-time, part-time or in between opportunities, we are here to serve you.
CTI is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and is a registered school operating under a license from the District of Columbia (DC) Higher Education Licensure Commission (HELC). Veterans who attend CTI and meet completion requirements may earn either a Diploma from a certificate program and/or an Associate Degree of Applied Science from a degree program. CTI provides hands-on training and placement assistance in various fields, information technology, healthcare, hospitality, office training, human resources and more.
Valuable members of society
Veterans and active duty service members spent years defending the nation and fighting for the common good. They are the backbone of our country. CTI aims to help veterans and active duty service members transition back into civilian life and move on to the next chapter in their lives. They have learned valuable skills and life experience during their time in military service. CTI is here to help them take the next step towards a brighter future.
VA Education Benefit Options
Career Technical Institute is approved by the Veterans Administration GI Bill to enroll students under the following Chapters. To learn more about these benefits, please visit https://www.va.gov.
Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill
This education benefit, also called “MGIB” or “MGIB-AD”, provides up to 36 months of full-time payments to eligible veterans and active duty service members for approved education and training programs. To be eligible for this program, you must have received an honorable discharge and contributed to the Buy-Up Program. Benefits are generally payable for 10 years following your release from honorable active service.
Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service
If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, you may qualify for the VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program. To be eligible, you must have received an honorable discharge and have had a service-connected disability rating of at least 20% (or 10% if it is from severely limiting in physical abilities) from VA. Your basic period of eligibility ends 12 years from the date you received notice of your date of separation from active military service or first VA service-connected disability rating.
Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill
If you qualify for this program, you can receive funding for public or private education. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
Chapter 35 Survivor’s and Dependents Educational Assistance Program
This program provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents and survivors of certain veterans or active duty service members. Participants include a dependent child between the ages of 14 to 31 and/or a spouse, or surviving spouse, who qualifies for the benefit. You may be eligible for this program by the Regional Processing Office (RPO) because of one of the following:
- The veteran’s death was caused by the service-connected disability
- The veteran is rated for total and a permanent service-connected disability
- The service member is Missing in Action (MIA)
- The service member is captured in the line of duty
- The service member is forcibly detained for longer than 90 days
- The service member who the VA determines has a service-connected permanent and total disability that will result in a discharge from military service
Chapter 1606 Montgomery GI Bill Select Reserve
To be eligible for this program, you must have completed one year of original enlistment and have completed basic training in the National Guard or Selected Reserves. You must also be actively serving on a six-year commitment with the National Guard or Selective Reserve unit.
Chapter 1607 Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
To be eligible for this program, you must be a member of a reserve component and you must have been on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, under title 10, U.S. Code, for at least 90 consecutive days under a contingency operation. Eligibility for this program ends when you leave the Selected Reserves.
Contact CTI’s military team regarding programs approved for veteran benefits. Fill out the form on the right or call 888-516-5339 today.