Credits2Careers translates your military service into college credits to give you a headstart on your degree - saving you time and money.
Don't enter a degree program blind. You deserve to know that your desired career is within reach.
You've invested time, energy and heart into your military career, and getting a college degree can seem like returning to square one.
You may worry that, after years of hard work in the military, your accomplishments might not be recognized in the next phase of your life.
Build a record of your prior learning and experiences to get an estimate of college credits you can apply towards a VCCS program. We'll help you identify where you can get credits for:
You worked hard during your military career and VCCS will reward you by making sure you get credit for your experience - all before an application is ever submitted.
Build your free Credits2Careers portfolio and discover how many potential majors could align with your passions and experience.
You deserve a civilian career that brings you purpose and aligns with your military experience and passions.
Explore career paths you can pursue after earning your degree. For each potential career, you'll be provided with a job description, as well as resources related to the technology and certifications that will be important for that particular career.
Toward the end of your degree program, you can then use this section of the portal to explore current job openings in any location across the country.
Easily and quickly create a free Credits2Careers portfolio. Import your Joint Services Transcript or Community College of the Air Force Web Progress Report into the portal, which will then extract and record all components of your military career for which credit can be granted by VCCS colleges. Then, amplify your portfolio with additional courses, examinations, credentials, certifications or other achievements to see if additional credit can be granted.
Based on the information in your Credits2Careers portfolio, instantly get an estimate of your Credits for Prior Learning. You will be able to review academic programs and associated degree maps that illustrate how your credits are applied. Explore degree and non-degree programs by field of study and identify the VCCS colleges that offer them.
The Credits2Careers portal will take into account your military occupation classification, personal interests, interest evaluations and present you with the higher education programs offered by VCCS colleges for any career, as well as earnings potential tuned to the specific geographic area where they are interested in living.
When the time comes, the platform also houses a resume builder and allows access to a comprehensive national database of jobs tuned to the specific area where you are interested in transitioning to make the process as simple as possible.
If you have any questions about C2C, your estimated credits for prior learning documented in My Service, or as you explore your academic or career options, you can request to connect to any advisor at any of the VCCS colleges you are considering. You will be notified by email when an advisor is assigned to you at each of the colleges you have indicated in your request. Once you have been assigned an advisor, you can message them from within C2C.