Certificate Military Assistance and Aid Programs


U.S. Servicemembers Save up to 15% or More on Certificate Course Tuition!

Military servicemembers save 15% or more per course thanks to Villanova University's exclusive  military tuition rate. Plus, Villanova's online certificate programs may qualify for Military Tuition Assistance (please check with your education department). For more information, please call our military servicemembers information line at  1-800-983-6484. Those who are eligible for the savings include:

  • Active military
  • Veterans
  • Reservists
  • Guardsmen
  • Spouses and dependents

Veteran’s Education Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of education benefit programs, such as the Montgomery GI ® and Post-9/11 GI Bill. To determine your eligibility and apply for benefits, refer to the GI Bill website hosted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Villanova University’s online certificate, undergraduate degree and graduate degree programs are approved for the use of VA educational benefits. If you are planning to use VA education assistance to pay for your degree, please contact Villanova’s financial aid office at 610-519-4010 or finaid@villanova.edu.

Additional details are available from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; call 888-442-4551 or visit www.GIBill.VA.gov. The VA website can provide details on the following veterans education programs:

  • The Post-9/11 GI® Bill*
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
  • Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
  • Educational Assistance Test Program (Section 901)
  • National Call to Service Program
  • Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

Military Tuition Assistance

You may be eligible for military Tuition Assistance programs or for VA/GI benefits and/or Vocational Rehab benefits. All Villanova programs are approved for veterans benefits. Please check with your education department or VA office for current eligibility and processing requirements.

My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

The Department of Defense sponsors the My Career Advancement Account program to provide financial assistance to military spouses. Eligible participants include spouses of active-duty servicemembers, activated Guardsmen and activated Reservists; spouses of the severely injured, ill, wounded or killed in action (KIA); spouses of servicemembers missing in action (MIA); and spouses of prisoners of war (POW). Our military enrollment representatives will guide you every step of the way to find the program that best fits your needs and interests.

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill