Service Voluntary Education & Credentialing Programs

Find Your Service's Voluntary Education Website

Each military Service branch has a Voluntary Education (VolEd) program to help its Service members reach their education goals. Find and visit your VolEd program website to get the support you need on your education journey.

Find Your Service's Credentialing/COOL Program

All Services have recognized the important role that occupational credentials can play in professionalizing the Force and in enhancing a Service member’s ability to transition to the civilian workforce upon completion of military service.

Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) programs can help you navigate through the various civilian credentialing opportunities that are available for your military occupational specialty. Service COOL websites provide a one-stop for you to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community that can enhance your current performance in your job as well help prepare for civilian employment.