Transitioning military members and veterans can use their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to pay for IT training and certification after their service in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The best place for more information about the Post-9/11 GI Bill is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website at http://www.gibill.va.gov.
The Veterans Affair eBenefits website can be used by veterans, service members and their families to research, find, apply for and in time manage Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits, along with other Veterans Affair benefits.
The Basics of the Post 9/11-GI Bill
The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and education expenses with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-related disability after 30 days. You also must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI bill.
Steve Betzold, national director of consumer sales at New Horizons Computer Learning Centers corporate offices said, “Veterans come to us knowing they want to take some IT training, but they don’t always know that they have available.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill can assist veterans pay for the following training programs:
- Graduate and undergraduate degrees
- Technical and vocational training from non-college degree programs
- On-the-job training
- Flight training
- Correspondence Training
- Licensing and National testing programs
- Entrepreneurship training
- Tutorial Assistance
All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.
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If you are a military service member interested in IT training please visit our website at http://www.nhtampabay.com or give us a call at (813) 387-3500 and one of our Account Executives will be glad to speak with you.