Visit the Military-to-Civilian Occupation Translator to find civilian careers that may use your military skills and experience.
Also, explore careers to learn about education requirements as well as job duties, wages, employment outlooks, and more.
Not sure what kind of program or school is right for you?
Follow the links below to learn about different types of programs, degrees, and other training options.
You can also learn about the specific skills and technology employers are looking for with CareerOneStop’s Tools & Technology tool. Search for any occupation and get a list of common tools and technology used on the job.
Need help getting ready for school?
The Veterans Upward Bound Program is a free service to help veterans improve their academic skills and prepare for
post-secondary education. Use the VUB program Locator to find services near you (you’ll select your state in the red box on the left side of the website).
You can find useful information, checklists and resources in Back to School: A Guide to Academic Success after Traumatic Brain Injury, from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
You can also get help from your local County Veterans Service Office. To find yours, select your state below, and look for County Veterans Service Office on the list of state resources. (If you don't see one listed for your state, contact your county courthouse; they should be able to connect you to your local County Veterans Service Office.)
Want to transfer your military experience?
Learn how to apply your military training and experience to your higher education goals in Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services from the American Council on Education. You’ll also find links to transcript information from each of the military branches.