The Center for Professional Education (CPE) at UT Austin has a number of programs open to active-duty military, military spouses, and veterans.
Discount for Active-duty Military and Veteran Service Members
We are proud to offer a 10% military discount to active-duty and veteran service members on our classes and certificate programs. Eligible individuals can contact the CPE Registrar at CPE@austin.utexas.edu or 512-232-6520 to receive the offer code. You will enter this code upon registration and may be asked to provide documentation of your military service at this time. This 10% discount may be applied to any online or in-person course with the exceptions of the Professional Coach Training Program and the Coding Boot Camp Certificate Programs. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other military/veteran benefits (listed below) or any other discounts.
MyCAA and Tuition Assistance
Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
CPE currently participates in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program. This program provides financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing a certificate program with the Center for Professional Education. For program eligibility, requirements and restrictions, please contact Military One Source at 1-800-342-9647, or you can visit their website at www.militaryonesource.com.
If you would like to use MyCAA benefits at CPE, please review the following steps for enrollment:
- Establish your MyCAA account at the MyCAA website.
- Create your Career and Training Plan or contact the CPE Registrar for a Training Plan.
- Make sure you are selecting "The University of Texas at Austin- Profesional Development Ctr"[sic] as the designated school.
- Provide your Approval Letter to the Registrar for processing.
- Spouses of active duty members and activated members of the National Guard and Reserve Components are eligible.
- The period of eligibility for spouses of Guard and Reserve members is from the date of the Alert or Warning Order for Military Recall or Mobilization through activation and deployment until 180 days following De-Mobilization.
- Military spouses who are also military members themselves are not eligible. Their education benefits are provided through the Military Voluntary Education Tuition Assistance (TA) Program.
Please Note: If you are unable to access the MyCAA website, please contact a Military OneSource Career and Education Consultant at 1-800-342-9647 for assistance.
Tuition Assistance (TA)
Students using Tuition Assistance must submit the authorization contract from their service branch’s education center to our office at the time of enrollment with the enrollment form. Your payment (or student share) that the government is not covering is due at the time of enrollment.
For additional assistance regarding VA educational benefits, please contact the Veterans Benefits Administration at 1-888-442-4551 or http://www.gibill.va.gov.
If further questions arise regarding VA, MYCAA or TA or you require additional assistance, contact the VA Certifying Officials for the Center for Professional Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 512-232-6520.