Fisher College is now a participating member of
the MyCAA program. The Department of Defense (DoD) currently provides
financial assistance to military spouses to help pay for licenses,
certifications, and education in high growth, high demand portable
fields through the MyCAA program.
The DoD will provide $4,000 in financial assistance to military
spouses of Active Duty and activated Guard and Reserve service members
through Career Advancement Accounts.
Career Advancement Accounts (CAA) will pay for direct tuition costs for courses.
MyCAA will not pay for computers, transfer credit, evaluation fees, graduation fees or textbooks. Learn more about the program.
Program Update Starting October 21, 2010:
The MyCAA program will reopen to all
eligible spouses under the new program guidelines. All spouses,
including those currently participating, will be subject to the new
eligibility criteria and revised funding limits below:
- Be the spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine
service member, or activated Reserve member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2,
- If National Guard and/or AGR, sponsor must be on federal Title 10 active duty orders as reported in DEERS.
- Spouses of Guard/Reserve members in an Alert, Transition Assistance, or Post Deployment status are not eligible.
- MyCAA accounts will be limited to the new $4,000 maximum benefit
with a $2000 fiscal year cap. Waivers will be available for spouses
pursuing licensure or certification up to the total maximum assistance
- Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course.
- Funding is limited to only Associate's degrees, certifications and licensure programs.
The following Fisher programs are eligible for the MYCAA program:
- Associates Degree (A.S.)
Business Administration/Accounting Concentration
Computer Information Systems
Early Childhood Education
- General Studies
Health Information Technology
How do I get started with MyCAA?
Military spouses wishing to use MyCAA to fund their education must
first determine their eligibility by creating an account on the MyCAA homepage
and have their status as a military spouse verified. Spouses should
then contact a Military OneSource Career/Education Consultant at
1-800-342-9647 to determine if their desired program is eligible for
Once courses have been approved, students should apply for admission and complete course registration via the Web site.
If you need assistance with Fisher's online enrollment process, please
contact the College Military Liaison at 617-670-4401 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the course registration process, students should select
Industry sponsor the payment type. Please use the following information
to complete the registration process:
Employer Name and Address:
Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22209
Once course registration has been confirmed, students will need to log into the MyCAA homepage
and print out a copy of the confirmed Financial Assistance (FA) Award.
Confirmed FA Awards will need to be forwarded to Fisher College for
Please send all forms to the following addresses:
118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116