Concorde, appreciates the important contribution and sacrifice made by our Armed Forces and their families. We are proud to support U.S. military veterans transition into a rewarding civilian career in health care, as well as their spouses and dependents pursue a Concorde education.
With Concorde, advance your career and build on your military training. Earn your diploma or degree with one of Concorde Career College’s twenty-plus hands-on health care career focused programs. Take advantage of our Military Tuition Support Program and see if you and your loved ones qualify to use your VA and other military related benefits at Concorde.
A good education is essential for a career, both in uniform and out. We know that a transition from military to civilian life and into student life can be challenging. Thus, Concorde formed Military Central for one purpose: we want to work closely with you and your family members and ensure you have access to VA resources that will make transitioning as informative and seamless as possible.
Visit a campus – or call and speak to a Military Central representative today to discuss discount tuition options. We’re here to help.
As a member of the military community, you and/or your family may qualify to apply your veteran/military benefits to help fund your education. Talking with a Concorde financial aid specialist can help you define a personal funding plan to fit your goals.
We can answer questions you may have about the financial aid process and help you identify which tuition assistance options you may qualify. There are multiple resources that you and/or your family may be eligible; from Federal Tuition Assistance to service branch specific and National Guard and Reserves resources, as well as military discounts. Your Concorde financial aid specialist can help.
You were serious about your service. We’re serious about giving you a solid educational foundation to start the next phase of your life. With high quality, industry experienced instructors – some of whom are veterans just like you – you will graduate from Concorde in a powerful position to launch a career in health care. Our instructors are leaders and mentors, but most of all – dedicated to a positive experience for you and to your educational success.
MILITARY COMMITTED SCHOOL
Concorde Career College is a Military Committed School. We know that a transition from military to civilian life can be challenging. Concorde works closely with you and your family to make sure the transition into school is as easy as possible. Our goal is to deliver the best experience for our military students.
TUITION SUPPORT INFORMATION
CONCORDE MTS PROGRAM
In addition to the educational benefits that you receive, Concorde is now offering a Military Tuition Support (MTS) Program for military spouses and dependents. A good education is essential for a career, so we hope your family takes advantage of these education benefits.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT AND WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
$1,000 military tuition assistance available, plus all registration fees waived for:
- Military spouses of active duty, active guard, reserves and veterans
- Children and step-children of active duty, active guard, reserves and veterans up to the age of 24
- Active military: military ID
- Veterans: DD-214
- Spouses: Service Members military ID
- Children: Service Members military ID
* It is unlawful to make copies of a military ID, only visual confirmation is needed.
- Aurora, Colorado
- Kansas City, Missouri
- San Diego, California
- Orlando, Florida
- Miramar, Florida
- North Hollywood, California
- Garden Grove, California
- Portland, Oregon
- Online programs are not eligible for MTS program at this time.
HOW DO I USE MY MILITARY TUITION SUPPORT?
Military Tuition Support is for service members that are Active Duty or in the Reserves. Those seeking support must meet with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) through the military, prior to enrolling, for approval.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR MILITARY TUITION SUPPORT?
Each branch of of the U.S. Military has its own process, but typically you would meet with your Educational Services Officer (ESO) prior to enrolling to get specific branch approval and then meet with your campus Financial Aid Advisor and/or Certifying official(s) during the enrollment process. Part of the process will include completing the required paperwork depending on your branch of the military.
WHEN DO I NEED TO SUBMIT MY TUITION SUPPORT FORM?
First, an Educational Services Officer (ESO) must approve the potential student prior to enrolling into the program and each course. Second, that approval should be submitted to the Financial Aid Advisor and/or Certifying Official at the campus during the enrollment process.
CAN I USE MY MILITARY TUITION SUPPORT FOR ALL OF CONCORDE'S PROGRAMS?
Yes, all programs are eligible for use of tuition support once a student has met admissions requirements.
IF I FAIL A COURSE AND NEED TO REPEAT IT, WILL MY MILITARY TUITION SUPPORT PAY FOR THE REPEAT COURSE?
Whether course repeats are covered by Military Tuition Support depends on a variety of factors and you should talk with your Educational Services Officer (ESO) and school Financial Aid/Certifying Official to determine the circumstances of your case. Also, note that if you fail a course you may need to repay the funds used for that course.
HOW MUCH IS TUITION?
Tuition cost can vary by program and location. Please select the campus where you are interested in attending and then open the current tuition link in the resource section to find program costs. If you prefer, you can contact an Admissions Representative for more details at 800-693-7010.
IS CONCORDE AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL?
Yes. Concorde Career Colleges are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national accrediting body. ACCSC is located in Arlington, Virginia. www.accsc.org.
Our Memphis, Tennessee and Southaven, Mississippi campuses are accredited by the Council of Occupational Education (COE) www.council.org
DOES CONCORDE HELP PLACE STUDENTS AFTER GRADUATION?
Yes. Concorde offers valuable assistance to help you find that all-important health care job. We help with finding open positions within your field of study and assist with preparing and submitting your resume. Your advisor will also provide valuable information on a variety of job opportunities for the length of your career.
MONTGOMERY GI BILL®
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
The Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB) is available to those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are two main programs:
- Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (MGIB-AD) For active duty members who enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.
- Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) For Reservists with a six-year obligation in the Selected Reserve who are actively drilling.
POST-9/11 GI BILL®
If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged Veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this VA-administered program.
Post-9/11 GI Bill® details.
YELLOW RIBBON PROGRAM
A part of the Post-9/11 GI Bill®, the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program makes additional tuition assistance available to eligible veterans whose tuition costs more than the highest in-state undergraduate tuition.
Yellow Ribbon Program details.