VA Benefits for an Affordable Education in Healthcare
At Concorde, we recognize the important contributions of our Armed Forces. Therefore, we are proud to provide VA education benefits to help U.S. military veterans transition into a rewarding civilian career in health care. Advance your career and build on your military training. Earn your diploma or degree from one of Concorde Career College’s many health care programs. Take advantage of our Military Tuition Assistance Program to get quality education at a reduced tuition rate. Concorde is here to provide veterans college education benefits and support.
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 are privileged to a variety of educational financing options. We can help you understand the various financing options available to you and determine which option is best for your situation. We can answer any questions you may have about the application process. In addition to the Federal Tuition Assistance and Top-Up Benefit programs, several tuition assistance resources are specific to the major military branches as well as to the National Guard and Reserves.
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 ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
Concorde MTA Program
In addition to the educational benefits that you receive, Concorde is now offering a Military Tuition Assistance (MTA) 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?
- 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
- Aurora, Colorado
- Kansas City, Missouri
- San Diego, California
- Online programs are not eligible for MTA program at this time.
How do I use my Military Tuition Assistance?
Military Tuition Assistance is for service members that are Active Duty or in the Reserves. Those seeking assistance must meet with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) through the military, prior to enrolling, for approval.
How do I apply for Military Tuition Assistance?
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 Assistance 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 Assistance for all of Concordeâs programs?
Yes, all programs are eligible for use of tuition assistance once a student has met admissions requirements.
If I fail a course and need to repeat it, will my Military Tuition Assistance pay for the repeat course?
Whether course repeats are covered by Military Tuition Assistance 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
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.
Montgomery GI Bill details
Post-9/11 GI Bil
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.
GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).