Veterans offer unique skills to civilian employers, but nearly half of Veterans say they lack the education they need to find a job.

Career training programs at The Potomac Workforce Training & Development Center can provide the additional training you need to launch a competitive new career after you leave military service.

University of the Potomac’s career training division is helping military service members transition into rewarding civilian careers with a new series of Education 2 Employment programs. Use your GI Bill benefits online as you pursue a flexible, self-paced education that builds on skills you learned in the military.

Put your skills to work

Veterans often leave the service with special skills in computer security, contractor management, electronic troubleshooting and project management. Those same skills are in demand in today’s market. Technology and business jobs rank high on the list of well-paid and quickly growing professions commonly chosen by Veterans.

Information Security

Stay at the cutting edge of IT security with a certification course to become a Security and Network specialist. This 12-month, self-paced course teaches students installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, troubleshooting, customer service and communication to work with clients. You’ll finish the course prepared to take multiple certification exams for quick entry into a new job in the IT security industry.

Project Management

Learn project management basics with Introduction to Project Management. Students will learn the art and science of leading a project, the different steps in a project’s life cycle, and the keys to leading and managing a successful project. This is a skill that many employers want to see, regardless of the career focus in a particular industry.

Electronic Systems Technicians

Electronics Systems Technicians work in a variety of industries, installing, maintaining and upgrading essential systems and services. Learn to install and troubleshoot interconnected home systems, including entertainment, telecommunication, HVAC, lighting, water management, security, and access control systems with an Electronics Systems Technician (formerly DHTI+) course.

At University of the Potomac, we’re committed to making the transition easier. You’ll be matched with a Training Assessment Manager to guide you through every step of the process, from pre-enrollment to course completion. Call 1-844-­235-­9108 or email [email protected] to learn more about going back to school after the military or browse https://potomac.theknowledgebase.org.

Military spouses can also reach their career and educational goals at The Potomac Workforce Training & Development Center. With the new Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Initiative, Military Spouses can qualify for up to $4,000 in scholarships toward their education. Learn more at the our MyCAA portal online. 26% of Military Spouses are unemployed. Our proven courses have helped thousands of Spouses get the careers they deserve. Call today.