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Government Programs to Fund Healthcare Career Training

One of the biggest challenges students face when starting a healthcare education program is how to pay for it. Because there’s great demand for healthcare workers across the country, the government has created programs that will help make it easier for qualifying students to pay tuition for specific programs.

Our team can help you identify if you qualify for any of the programs listed below. Schedule a call to get started.

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Government Programs

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WOIA)

In 2014, the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, or WIOA, was signed into law, aiming to make a stronger national workforce. WIOA helps people access training, education and support services so that they can fill important jobs in their communities. WIOA provides funding for employment-based training.

Army, Air Force, and Department of Defense COOL Programs

Service members receive in-depth training for their military occupational specialty (MOS), many of which align to healthcare professions in the civilian workforce. To help service members grow in their military career or make the transition to the civilian workforce smoother, the Army, Air Force, and Department of Defence offer funding opportunities through their respective Credentialing Opportunities On-Line programs. If you’re an active-duty service member, you may have access to $4000 in tuition or certification assistance annually.

Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

If you served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may quality to receive funding to continue your education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). This program helps veterans cover the cost of tuition and fees for public, in-state programs. It also can provide money for books, supplies and housing if you’re in school more than half-time.

My Career Advancement Account Scholarship (MyCAA)

Military spouses often struggle to find jobs because due to frequent moves when their significant other gets stationed in a new location. My Career Advancement Account Scholarship program helps military spouses gain in-demand jobs, and is available to qualifying spouses of active-duty service members, National Guard and reserve members.

Flexible payment options

If you don’t qualify for any of the government programs listed above, Health Tech Academy offers other flexible payment options to help you fit your budget so you can make your career dreams a reality.