The Army Credentialing
Assistance (CA) Program

The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program provides qualifying soldiers with up to $4,000 in educational benefits. Soldiers can utilize these benefits to pay for all necessary books, supplies, and associated materials required for an approved training course and/or exam.

Career Academy is proud to be an approved provider of the Army Credentialing Assistance Program. The Army Credentialing Assistance Program is focused on adding value and competitiveness for United States Army Soldiers by helping them attain industry recognized credentials listed on the Army COOL website.

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What is The Army Credentialing
Assistance (CA) Program?

The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program provides qualifying soldiers with up to $4,000 in educational benefits. Soldiers can utilize these benefits to pay for all necessary books, supplies, and associated materials required for an approved training course and/or exam. Utilization of this program helps to increase the Soldier’s value to and competitiveness of the Army through helping Soldiers attain industry recognized credentials. Credentialing Soldiers helps to improve overall Army readiness through retention of quality Soldiers. This further enhances Soldiers career progression, and provides Soldiers with skills and capabilities reflective of civilian qualifications. Funding is provided for voluntary off-duty courses and/or exams leading to an industry-recognized academic or vocational credential listed in the Army COOL website.

Participant Eligibility

  • Soldiers must meet basic Federal TA eligibility requirements
  • Soldiers cannot be flagged under provisions of AR 600-8-2
  • Soldiers cannot be a contracted ROTC scholarship cadet (receiving tuition and fees or room and board) or Green to Gold ROTC program cadet
  • Soldiers must have enough time remaining in service to complete the credential before separating from the Army

Career Academy Programs

To learn about what programs Career Academy offers that are eligible for the Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program please click below. Soldiers may use both Tuition Assistance (TA) and Credentialing Assistance (CA) up to the fiscal year TA limit of $4,000. The Army is not affiliated with Career Academy and does not endorse our services. The Department of Defense and the Department of the Army are neither affiliated with nor endorse Career Academy.

Available Programs

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