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.

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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. 

Activity Professional

This program provides an overview of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and human pathology in order to understand all the inner working of the human body. You will learn to consider the human body from the standpoint of a health professional as well as how to communicate to colleagues and clients respectively about their bodies. 

Holistic Healing Professional

There are a wide range of opportunities available for today’s holistic healing professional, and there are many different potential business relationships. This program provides an overview of the theoretical principles for common massage therapy systems and manual techniques. 

Kinesiology & Human Motion Specialist

This program provides an overview anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and human pathology in order to understand the inner working of the human body. You will learn practical applications with hands-on practice, issues and changes that occur throughout the lifespan and whole-body patterns in posture and gait.

Massage Therapy & Holistic Healing Professional

In today’s industry of massage therapy, it is more important than ever to have knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career. You will learn both theory and techniques in the traditional discipline of:

  • Western Massage
  • Myofascial Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • and Reflexology

Spa Professional

There are a wide range of opportunities available in today’s spa environment, and there are many different potential business relationships that will be encountered. You'll learn the major cautions and contraindications for giving massage, as well as tips on how to create an appropriate environment to perform massage therapy with ethical and professional boundaries.

Sports Massage & Athletic Training Professional

There are a wide range of opportunities available in today’s sports management and athletic programs, and there are many different potential opportunities throughout a typical career.

At the conclusion, you will be able to perform:

  • Therapeutic Massage specific to sports therapy
  • Athletic movement and effects on the body
  • Anatomy & Physiology as it pertains to massage therapy

Therapeutic Massage Professional

This program provides an overview of the theoretical principles for common massage therapy systems and manual techniques, as well as the historical influences from a variety of cultures in order to best understand the massage therapy industry and profession today