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Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid


At only a fraction of the cost of traditional teacher preparation programs, the Career Switcher Program is arguably the most affordable way to transition into the teaching profession.

Better still, numerous financial aid opportunities exist for Career Switcher Program students. Based on your unique background and experiences, you may qualify for one or more of the financial aid options listed below.

Financial Aid

Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

If you are searching for information on the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account, please visit www.militaryonesource.com or call 1-800-342-9647 contact telephone number.

The My Career Advancement Account Fact Sheet provides an overview of the MyCAA

One-Stop Workforce Center

If you are searching for information on the Opportunity Inc., One-Stop Workforce Center, please refer ALL inquiries to www.opp-inc.org or call 757-461-7537. This program is provided through the US Department of Labor under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).

Opportunity Inc. is responsible for developing policy and overseeing local workforce development initiatives in partnership with the local elected officials. In Virginia, there are sixteen local Workforce Development Boards. In addition, the role of Opportunity Inc. is to ensure that the regional workforce development system is market-driven, responsive in meeting the employment and training needs of employers, and providing tuition assistance to qualified candidates receiving job and career training.

Click here to read Opportunity Inc.'s Equal Opportunity Policy.

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