How it Works - Military Service
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How it Works - Military Service

MILITARY SERVICE
YOUR TIME IN THE MILITARY CHANGED YOUR LIFE FOREVER
Now it's time to let it change the course of your career.
Exchange the knowledge and skills you learned in the military for college credit at one of Virginia's Community Colleges. Credits2Careers will help you find a degree program that suits your lifestyle and goals while leveraging the credits you earned. Need to take courses online? We can help. Need to find options for evenings and weekends? We can help find options that work best for you.
CREDITS2CAREERS TESTIMONIAL
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ENROLLED TO FIND OUT WHAT CREDITS YOU'RE ALREADY EARNED. GET STARTED ON THE NEXT CHAPTER OF YOUR LIFE TODAY. IT'S EASY, JUST FOLLOW THE PROCESS BELOW.
Build Your Portfolio Using Your JST.
Tell us a little about yourself and your military experience and you'll be on your way to finding out how your service translates into college credit. Upload your Joint Services Transcript or Air Force Progress Report to add your military service to your portfolio and then assess what credits may be awarded to apply towards a program. You can also add learning (courses, training, examinations, etc.) and experience to your portfolio that is not on your military transcript.
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Review your estimated credits.
You'll instantly receive a report that details your estimated credits for prior learning at each Virginia Community College and which degree programs are most aligned with your experience.
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Explore your career possibilities.
Inside the Credits2Careers portal you can enter information about your passion areas, aspirations and geographic preferences that will help guide you toward a career path.
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Talk with a Credits2Careers Navigator.
For every VCCS campus you're considering, request to be assigned an advisor. Ask questions, get answers and start thinking about what program is right for you. Continue to use the portal to message with your advisor, research programs and search for a job.