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Make the Most of Army Credentialing Assistance

By Allison Philips
Senior Copywriter and Edge Contributor

Meet Your Professional Objectives with Customized Training

Stay one step ahead as you navigate your military occupation specialty and look ahead to your post-Army career. The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program can help you ensure that you’ve laid the groundwork as you prepare to transition to post-military life.

Make the Most of Army Credentialing Assistance

Whether your interest lies in business, health and fitness, technology, or the trades—take advantage of CA. Once you join an approved training course or sign up for an exam, CA covers any required books, supplies, materials, and fees.

Enroll at American Military University

As a CA provider, American Military University (AMU) features a Center for Professional & Continuing Education. AMU equips students with a multitude of course options and online classes that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our customized training and workforce development programs are designed for you to:

  • Take advantage of asynchronous, mobile learning that fits your changing schedule.
  • Study with accomplished faculty practitioners who share the knowledge they’ve gleaned as industry insiders.
  • Delve into current, relevant coursework.

Join a Global Professional Network

We work with industry advisory councils to continuously assess and enhance curriculum so that it aligns with current trends, technologies, and best practices. The result? AMU provides industry-relevant degree and certificate programs.

Online Flexibility

Our online learning and monthly class starts were developed with working adults in mind. You’ll interact with a diverse group of professionals nationwide. Study when you want, where you want, with mobile, online access.

Practitioner-Developed Training

Discover relevant, engaging training modules created through a variety of academic and real-world requirements created by industry practitioners and subject matter experts.


American Military University is part of American Public University System (APUS), which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council.

Benefits of Army Credentialing Assistance

Army CA enables servicemembers to use both Federal Tuition Assistance (TA) and CA up to a combined $4,000 fiscal year limit. TA covers credit-bearing college courses. CA covers credentialing and licensure training, preparation, and examination including:

  • Hands-on and online/blended training
  • Manuals
  • Study guides
  • Textbooks
  • Processing fees
  • Test fees
  • Related fees for continuing education requirements
  • Recertification of credentials

Credentials approved for CA funding are listed on the ArmyIgnitED website.

Select Courses that Match Your Goals

AMU’s courses run the gamut from business and health and fitness to technology and trades including:

Business Program:

  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Administrative Professional (Voucher Included)
  • Records Management Certificate
  • Certified Quality Auditor (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Quality Engineer (Voucher Included)
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Exam Cost Included)
  • PMI-RMP® Certification
  • PMP® Certification (Online Bootcamp)
  • PMP® Exam Practice Test

Health and Fitness Program:

  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Voucher Included)
  • NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included)
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Spanish) (Voucher Included)
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) (Voucher Included)

Technology Program:

  • Microsoft Office 2016 Master Certification Training
  • Java Programmer
  • Python Developer
  • UNIX Administration Basics
  • CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)
  • AWS Developer Associate (Online Bootcamp)
  • AWS Solutions Architect (Online Bootcamp)
  • AWS Big Data Certification Training Course (Online Bootcamp)
  • ITIL Foundation (Voucher Included)

Trades’ Program:

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Test Preparation (TTP) Truck Series: T1 Gasoline Engines
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Test Preparation 2.0 (TTP2): Auto Maintenance and Light Repair (G1)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Test Preparation 2.0: Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electronic Diesel Diagnosis (L2)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Test Preparation H1: Compressed Natural Gas Engines

Visit AMU’s Center for Professional & Continuing Education to learn more.

Allison Philips has over a decade of experience covering education, financial services, technology, travel and healthcare industries. Her work has appeared in campaigns for clients such as AARP, Audi, Bloomberg BNA, Blue Shield, Burger King, Citibank, Marriott, Oracle, American Military University and American Public University.

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