MyCAA programs provide up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate's degree in a portable career field.

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate's degree in a portable career field and occupation. The following Oregon State University programs have been certified as MyCAA-eligible. 

Accounting Math Professional

Business decisions go beyond a gut feeling or having the instinct to make a choice. When it comes to important management considerations, business leaders rely on accounting professionals for guidance on data-driven decisions. This program provides the skills you’ll need to evaluate statistics used to describe, predict, and evaluate data in an information-driven environment

Accounting Professional 

Proper accounting is a critical component to help assess the health of a business. This program will ensure you are prepared for an entry-level accounting role  - either working in a small business or effectively assisting on a larger, more sophisticated accounting team. Students who complete the Accounting Professional Program will have the skills necessary for success in these positions starting from day one on the job!

Bookkeeping Professional with QuickBooks Certificate Program  

This program takes students through the ins and outs of day-to-day office functions as well as the essential knowledge of bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business operations. Course includes focus on QuickBooks skills highly valued by employers.

Business Communication Professional 

In this program, you will learn the fundamental strategies behind effective business communication alongside potential barriers that may inhibit these efforts. You will be introduced to technology that will facilitate communication efforts, as well as gain insight into effective oral presentations and visual aids that can help in these efforts.   

Business Information Systems 

The Business Information Systems Professional program examines the intricacies and uses of information technology from a business enterprise perspective. This program also introduces the various information and communications technologies available and explains how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

Business Law Specialist 

By the end of this course, you will understand how to form contracts for the business, following the proper ethics for a business, and  how to effectively share your expertise with executives and managers.

Business Management Professional 

The Business Management Professional course provides you with the skills to accurately assess a team’s culture and expertise to manage teams for optimal efficiency during a project.

Business Math Specialist 

Upon completion of this program, you will have a fundamental understanding of how to solve mathematical problems as they pertain to various business transactions.  Further, students will also analyze common business problems using mathematical equations and concepts as well as useful business statistics calculations. 

Contract Specialist 

If you are looking toward law school or are interested in the paralegal profession, this program examines the elements of a valid contract and the process for agreement as well as the different remedies available for breach of contract.

Economics Professional 

The Economics Professional program presents basic concepts necessary to an informed understanding of the economy. Starting with individual consumer behavior and corporate actions, the program moves on to explain both micro- and macroeconomics and the interplay between these two perspectives in terms of output, unemployment, inflation, productivity and growth.

Entrepreneurship Specialist 

The Entrepreneurship Specialist Program pulls together all of the education and skills necessary for success in starting your own business or just cultivating that entrepreneurial spirit necessary to start a new division in your current role working for another company. 

Finance Professional 

The Finance Professional program provides you with a foundational knowledge of financial management. The program covers key language and terminology, time-value of money, financial markets and securities, financial statements, financial analysis and more.

Organizational Behavior Professional 

This program prepares you to work in an organizational behavior professional, equipped with an understanding of how companies function on a daily basis with the makeup of talent, roles and responsibilities, needs and various divisions that can be effectively managed to function productively and efficiently.

Professional Bookkeeper with QuickBooks 

This program takes you through the ins and outs baseline accounting principles, bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business accounting. You will learn to keep accurate books, understand why and how these records are kept, as well as how these processes and procedures might be improved. 

Public Speaking Professional 

The Public Speaking Expert program will help you set yourself apart from your peers and colleagues with polished, professional presentation skills that will be tapped by superiors for a variety of presentations, from bringing in prospective clients and ultimately close deals. 

Real Estate Professional 

As a real estate agent, more is expected of you than simply selling homes. In this course, you’ll learn how to prepare sales and listing agreements, prepare mortgage, lease, litigation and foreclosures documents.

Six Sigma Black Belt 

The Six Sigma Black Belt course will help you master advanced statistical analysis tools, identify opportunities with solutions that can be implemented immediately and to deliver measurable results right away in order to increase an organization’s return on investment.